Celebrating Pi Day the ORCID Way!

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On March 8, we celebrated the 3,141,593rd ORCID registrant - our very own version of Pi Day! Today is officially World Pi Day and we are delighted to share news of the #ORCIDPiDay winners and celebrations.

eLife collects ORCIDs from authors of accepted papers at proofing

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The open-access eLife journal is collecting ORCID iDs during its production process in addition to the peer-review stage. Contributing authors will now be required to provide their validated iDs at the proofing stage and gain access to their article proofs. Melissa Harrison, Head of Production Operations at eLife, shares more.


Meet Joe Schwarze, our Privacy Specialist

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Trust and transparency are core ORCID principles and we are delighted to introduce you to Joe Schwarze, who recently joined ORCID as our first Privacy Specialist - helping us ensure that we meet our community's needs around privacy and data security.

(ORCID) Pi Day is Coming!

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Pi Day – March 14 or 3/14 in US data format – is celebrated around the world. This year, ORCID is joining in the fun, as we approach our very own Pi Day, when the 3,141,593rd registrant signs up for an iD. Read about our plans and how you can get involved!

What's So Special About Signing In?

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You may be wondering why researchers are asked for their ORCID sign-in details  to add a new connection to their record. There are two reasons: principle (we believe researchers should always be in control of their data) and practical (we want to provide transparency and trust for all the connections ORCID helps to make). This blog post sets out how this works, why it's important, and how it helps you.

All About our New API: An Interview with Rob Peters, Director of Technology

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We are delighted to announce the release of our new API, version 2.0. Find out why it’s needed, how it improves upon the current API (version 1.2), and more in this interview with our Director of Technology, Rob Peters.

Draft display guidelines for iDs in articles open for comment

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In July 2016, we formed a community working group to update our guidelines on the display of ORCID iDs in journal articles and metadata. The group has developed a revised set of recommendations which we are now releasing for public comment. We very much want to hear from you! Send us your comments by March 31, 2017.

ORCID in 2017: Let’s Get this Party Started!

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In December we took a look back at 2016; today, we are looking forward to 2017. We invite you to read about our plans in this post, follow our progress on our public Trello board, and share your feedback!

KoreaMed now provides ORCID Search & Link Wizard!

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We are delighted to announce that KoreaMed, a service of the Korean Association of Medical Journal Editors (KAMJE), now allows researchers to search, select, and link KoreaMed articles directly from the ORCID interface to their ORCID record.

2016: The Year in Review

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2016 was a busy and productive year for ORCID - check out what we've been up to in this end-of-year roundup!