ORCID in 2017: The Directors' Cut

Laure Haak's picture

In 2017, we made progress on several fronts.  We welcomed almost 200 new members, including new consortia in Canada, South Africa, Norway, and the US.  We have over 4 million registered users.  We nurtured working groups on ORCID in Books, User Facilities, and Organization Identifiers. And as always, we released new features and were integrated into many more workflows, making life just that much better for researchers.

 

日本のORCID機関会員による協力体制に向けて

Masao Mori's picture

今回のブログでは、設立に向けて動き始めている日本の学術機関コンソーシアムについて紹介します。検討に参加している機関や、コンソーシアム化のメリット、克服すべき課題などについて、コンソーシアム参加を検討している機関を代表して東工大の森雅生氏 にお話をうかがいました。

ORCID members in Japan seeking more concerted efforts

Masao Mori's picture

Continuing our series on ORCID consortia, this post takes a look at a consortium in its formation stage: the ORCID Japanese research institute consortium. We spoke with Dr. Masao Mori , a representative of one of the potential consortium members, about their plans: who is in discussion to join, what benefits they see of consortium membership, and the challenges they need to address.

ORCID Registry interface now available in Arabic

Alainna Wrigley's picture

Today we’re launching the Arabic localization of the ORCID Registry user interface. It’s a fully community-sourced localization, and our first right-to-left language. Our thanks to the dedicated team of translators who made this possible.

ORCID Consortia: Building Communities

Matthew Buys's picture

To be successful at building national and regional communities of practice that support a global open research infrastructure, we need the commitment of our consortia members and their lead organizations. In today's post, our Director of Membership, Matt Buys, provides an update and announces the launch of our new resources for ORCID consortia.

ORCID in ORBIT: Building Information Infrastructure with Research Funders

Josh Brown's picture

Research funding organizations are a core component of our mission and vision, and have been involved with ORCID since before we launched the Registry. Here we report on our work with funders, including the ORBIT project.

Using Identifiers to Capture and Expose Facilities Use

Laure Haak's picture

User facilities are specialized government-sponsored research infrastructure, such as labs, collections, field stations, or large equipment, that are available for researchers’ use to advance scientific or technical knowledge. Researchers compete for access but do not consistently acknowledge use of facilities when they publish datasets or research findings, making it difficult to assess the scientific impact of these public investments. Recently several facilities have begun to explore innovative approaches to these challenges, including adoption of ORCID.

Announcing the #PIDapalooza18 Lineup!

Alice Meadows's picture

The program for PIDapalooza 2018 is now available - find out more about who'll be speaking, what we'll be discussing, and why you should be there!

Collect & Connect using CRIS systems

Paula Demain's picture

The authoritative information connected to ORCID records by our members is critical to achieving our vision. This blog post celebrates CRIS systems that have integrated ORCID and achieved one or more Collect & Connect badges.

Announcing API 2.1 - ORCID iDs are now HTTPS!

Alice Meadows's picture

API 2.1 is live and fully supports HTTPS!

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