ORCID welcomes Rebecca Bryant as our Director of Community

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ORCID is pleased to announce Rebecca Bryant, PhD, as our Director of Community. Starting on 1 April, Rebecca will report to the Executive Director and will be responsible for managing our Outreach plan, which in addition to our bi-annual Outreach meetings includes a number of new initiatives including launching our Ambassador Program, managing our website localization efforts, and supporting regional programs and events at research meetings.  

ORCID How to: More on specifying ORCID iDs in document metadata

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I posted a blog late last year about how to specify ORCID iDs in the NLM DTD. NISO and Cadmus have published a best practice for tagging ORCID iDs in the blue DTD, the tag set used by many journals for the actual article file and to transmit information between systems.  This blog describes the Journal Publishing Tag Library NISO JATS Version 1.0 and the Cadmus Input Metadata DTD.

How should an ORCID iD be displayed?

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The primary mission of ORCID is to create a permanent iD for researchers and scholars.  To be useful to the research community, ORCID iDs must be actionable and linked back to the ORCID Registry.  Whether on your website, in the metadata for research works, in the submission process for a conference, or any other venue where the iD can be expressed, we recommend that ORCID iDs be displayed as a URI, with hyphens between every 4th digit, as such:

https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1825-0097

In the event that space is limited, the URI can be shortened to orcid.org/0000-0002-1825-0097.

More information on display and usage guidelines, including downloadable iD icons, is available on our Website, at https://about.orcid.org/trademark-and-id-display-guidelines

ORCID Outreach Meeting: Register Now and Hold the Date!

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ORCID will be hosting its biannual Outreach meeting on May 23, 2013, in Oxford UK.  In the morning, participants will learn about the status of the ORCID Registry, membership, and technical tools, and will have the opportunity to interact with staff and integrators.   We will join up with Dryad in the afternoon to present a symposium on research attribution.  We are also hosting a Code Fest with the theme Connections, for developers to meet with ORCID technical staff and work on mashups with the ORCID APIs.  

ORCID Tech Update: Default privacy settings

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In today's website release ORCID has implemented a highly-requested feature: the ability to set default privacy settings for newly imported pubications and other works. Today's post includes a short video about the feature. Also learn more about past releases, and what to expect in the near future.

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NIH testing ORCID iDs in the ScienCV platform

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The US National Institutes of Health (NIH) is a new ORCID subscriber. “I am really excited to hear that NIH will be joining Wellcome Trust in working to embed ORCID identifiers in grant application workflows, and we look forward to other funders signing up. ORCID promises to provide funders a means to better track research and understand the impact of our funding while reducing the burden for researchers of reporting the products of their research,' said Liz Allen, Head of Evaluation at the Wellcome Trust.

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