ORCID for Learners at UT Southwestern Medical Center

July 23, 2019By LyrasisORCID US

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (UT Southwestern) became an ORCID member in the spring of 2018 in response to a prominent internal question: How can UT Southwestern become listed as a trusted institution on their affiliated researchers’ ORCID records? In an effort to streamline reporting and get a better idea of institutional impact, … Read More

ORCID US Community Newsletter – June 2019

June 15, 2019By LyrasisORCID US

The ORCID US Community has made a lot of progress in the last year since this group was formed. This is our second newsletter, featuring updates from across the community over the last several months. To contribute to future newsletters, please email orcidus@lyrasis.org.  Community Snapshot  Member institutions = 117  Member ORCID activity:  49% of members have integrated ORCID with one or more … Read More

ORCID at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine

May 21, 2019By LyrasisORCID US

The University of Iowa is using ORCID to help with faculty research reporting and assessing scholarly activities, specifically at the Carver College of Medicine, using a custom “Create & Connect” ORCID portal. With the goal of gathering more data on faculty publications, citation counts, and indices for the College of Medicine’s home-built faculty scholarship database, … Read More

Visual Fun Facts from the 2018 ORCID Annual Report

May 2, 2019By LyrasisORCID US

If you have time for some light reading, check out the latest ORCID Annual Report – see a few visual highlights below! 1. ORCID is supported by over 1,000 member organizations in 45 countries: 2. Members are integrating their systems with the ORCID API: 3. Researchers and their affiliated organizations are establishing authenticated connections via … Read More

ORCID, Diversity, & Inclusion at Virginia Commonwealth University

March 25, 2019By LyrasisORCID US

Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) became an ORCID member in June 2017, led by the VCU Libraries in partnership with the Office of Research and Innovation. In addition to recognizing the value of ORCID for helping researchers distinguish themselves and keep track of their work and affiliations, key stakeholders at VCU, such as the Graduate School, … Read More

ORCID: The Importance of Unique Persistent Identifiers for Individuals

March 25, 2019By LyrasisORCID US

ORCID, which stands for “Open Researcher and Contributor Identifier,” provides individuals with a free, unique, persistent identifier that serves to distinguish individuals from each other and accurately connect individuals with their contributions and affiliated organizations over the course of their career, despite changes in name, occupation, location, and other variables. Anyone may register for their … Read More

ORCID at Cornell University

February 15, 2019By LyrasisORCID US

Cornell is a founding member of ORCID, committed to the ORCID vision “where all who participate in research, scholarship, and innovation are uniquely identified and connected to their contributions across disciplines, borders, and time.” Cornell runs and operates arXiv.org, where authors can authenticate and link their ORCID iD to their author page. Before ORCID was … Read More

ORCID at Boston College: Create & Connect with PeopleSoft

December 11, 2018By adminORCID US

Boston College is one of the ORCID US Community member institutions leading the way for ORCID adoption at US research institutions (see current member list). Boston College became an ORCID member so they could take advantage of the name disambiguation, interoperability, and time-saving benefits of ORCID as a single identifier for researchers to use throughout … Read More

ORCID US Community Newsletter – December 2018

December 3, 2018By LyrasisORCID US

Launched in January 2018 and officially staffed in May 2018, the  ORCID US Community  has come a long way this year! This is the first official ORCID US Community Newsletter, featuring 2018 highlights of ORCID activities across the community. To contribute to future newsletters, please email  orcidus@lyrasis.org. Community Snapshot Member institutions = 107 ORCID iDs associated with US … Read More

ORCID US Community Reaches 100 Members

September 5, 2018By LyrasisLyrasis, ORCID US

The ORCID US Community, a national group of ORCID member research institutions in the United States led by LYRASIS, has reached 100 members, and counting! With support from Sheila Rabun, ORCID US Community Specialist at LYRASIS, the group is poised to go further together and fully take advantage of the benefits that ORCID offers for both … Read More