ORCID & the University of Arizona Institutional Knowledge Map (KMap)

January 11, 2022By LYRASISORCID US No Comments

The University of Arizona (UA) has been an ORCID member institution since 2016 through the Greater Western Library Alliance (GWLA), one of the consortial partners in the ORCID US Community (administered by LYRASIS). In addition to their centralized institutional ORCID integration at https://orcid.arizona.edu/ (designed to connect researchers’ ORCID iDs with University of Arizona as a … Read More

ORCID US Community Newsletter – December 2021

December 10, 2021By LYRASISORCID US No Comments

The ORCID US Community is still growing strong as we move into 2022, which will be our 5th year of operating at the national level as an ORCID consortium.  Please see below for a roundup of recent updates and important information from across the community. Past newsletters can be found in the ORCID US Community … Read More

ORCID Plugin for Open Journal Systems (OJS)

October 29, 2021By LYRASISORCID US

This blog is re-posted from the ORCID-OJS Working Group; see the original blog post on the ORCID blog: Implementing your ORCID Plugin for OJS/OPS? Help is Here. ORCID and the Public Knowledge Project (PKP) are proud to announce a new set of documentation resources for the ORCID Plugin for OJS, which is freely available in … Read More

ORCID@Rutgers: An Ongoing Collaboration Across Campus

October 11, 2021By LYRASISORCID US

Rutgers University, the state university of New Jersey, is a large institution that enrolls over 71,000 students and employs thousands of faculty and staff including international scholars from over 80 countries. Like many other institutions, Rutgers University has experienced concerns with name ambiguity of their faculty/researchers from others across the globe. With that in mind, … Read More

Transferring Works Citations from Google Scholar to ORCID

October 9, 2021By LYRASISORCID US

Google Scholar can be a helpful tool for finding publications on the web, and Google Scholar Profiles are used by academics and researchers who have published academic content online. Although Google Scholar uses algorithms to search and find authors’ work across the web, unfortunately Google Scholar has not yet integrated with the ORCID API (application … Read More

Open Research Infrastructure Programs at LYRASIS


Academic libraries, and institutional repositories in particular, play a key role in the ongoing quest for ways to gather metrics and connect the dots between researchers and research contributions in order to measure “institutional impact,” while also streamlining workflows to reduce administrative burden. Identifying accurate metrics and measurements for illustrating “impact” is a goal that … Read More

Stanford University Faculty Senate Endorses ORCID Adoption


Stanford University became an ORCID member in 2016 through the NorthEast Research Libraries consortium (NERL), subsequently joining with the ORCID US Community in 2018.  With enthusiastic support from the libraries and research office, the use of ORCID iD (Open Researcher and Contributor Identifier) by Stanford researchers has been promoted for several years as a best … Read More

ORCID US Community Newsletter – June 2021


The ORCID US Community consortium is still growing strong! This is our sixth newsletter, featuring updates from across the community over the past 6 months. Past newsletters can be found in the ORCID US Community Blog. To contribute to future newsletters, please email orcidus@lyrasis.org. Stay well! Community Snapshot Member institutions = 150 (As of Jun. … Read More

ORCID & Repositories

May 5, 2021By Sheila RabunORCID US

While ORCID iDs and the ORCID API can fit within any aspect of the research and scholarship lifecycle, repositories are an especially relevant area of interest for many organizations in the ORCID US Community. ORCID provides technical infrastructure that can be used in repository systems to improve author identification and streamline workflows related to information … Read More

ORCID Adoption at Texas A&M University School of Law

February 4, 2021By LYRASISORCID US

Texas A&M University became an ORCID member in 2013, as one of the first universities in the US to get involved with ORCID. This blog post is based on a presentation by Aaron Retteen, Digital Services and Repository Librarian at the Texas A&M University School of Law, from an ORCID US Community call on the … Read More

Partnering with Internal Stakeholders to Adopt ORCID

January 4, 2021By LYRASISORCID US

Within the research and scholarly communication landscape, initiatives like ORCID are most beneficial to all parties involved when multiple stakeholders can work together to strategize for adoption and promotion of best practices. For universities participating in the ORCID US Community consortium, libraries have generally taken the lead in ORCID adoption efforts, which makes sense, because … Read More