Expanding Affiliations in ORCID: An Update

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ORCID is in the process of adding new ways to connect people with the organizations they work with. It will soon be possible to connect ORCID iDs with a wider range of professional affiliations, including society memberships, certifications, honors, prizes, and more.

Globetrotting with Collect & Connect

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To uniquely identify and connect researchers to their contributions and affiliations, ORCID takes both a global and a local approach. And so does our Collect & Connect program. We work with organizations across communities and countries to ensure a consistent user experience, while also respecting local expectations.  Our goal is to foster transparent and trustworthy connections and make it easier for researchers to share information about their work.

Getting Ready for GDPR

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The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect on May 25, 2018. This is the first in a series of blog posts by our Privacy Specialist, Joe Schwarze, about how we are working to ensure that ORCID is GDPR compliant.

ORCID Mandate Trial at Springer Nature

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In this guest post, Elisa De Ranieri (Head of Editorial Process and Data Analytics, Nature Journals) and Alison Mitchell (Chief Publishing Adviser, Springer Nature, and ORCID Board member) share the results of Springer Nature’s 2017 trial requiring ORCID iDs for corresponding authors of 46 journals.


Create a sustainable research portfolio with ORCID

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This guest post, by Andrew Dunning (a lecturer in the Faculty of Information, University of Toronto, Canada) explains in simple terms why researchers would want an ORCID record, how best to set one up, and what you can then do with it.

More ORCID Outreach Resources!

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Following the launch of our new resources in October, we are pleased to announce that more outreach materials are now available, as well as sharing our assessment on the use and impact of the resources to date, in this post by Laura Wilkinson, whose position as ORCID Education & Outreach Specialist from March 2017 - January 2018 was funded by the Leona M and Harry B Helmsley Charitable Trust.

Building Community through Partnership - the ORCID US Community Consortium

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We are delighted to announce the formation of a partnership of US ORCID consortia, led by LYRASIS, to support ORCID communication, adoption and implementation at participating US institutions.

Next Steps for the Organization ID Initiative: Report from the Stakeholder Meeting

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Stakeholders met on 22 January to discuss the organization identifier initiative.  They established an interim governing body and asked ORCID, DataCite, and Crossref to draft a proposal describing governance and qualifications for partners and registry hosting.

Announcing the Winners of the First ORCID Consortia Awards

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One of the highlights of our first consortia workshop was the opportunity to recognize the great work that our consortia partners have been doing to promote ORCID adoption in their region. Here we share the awards made to five consortia who have gone above and beyond in their support for ORCID.

Five Key Takeaways from ORCID's First Consortia Workshop

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Our first-ever consortia workshop was attended by representatives from almost all our current consortia lead organizations, as well as several prospective consortia. Read all about it here!