The ORCID US Community is steadily growing, with plenty of exciting updates and important information from across the community below. Past newsletters can be found in the ORCID US Community Blog. To contribute to future newsletters, please email Stay well!

Community Snapshot

Member institutions = 197 (As of June 1, 2023)

ORCID API system integrations = 307 integrations, through which:

  • 68,166 ORCID records have been updated with:
    • 39,834 affiliations
    • 1,558,920 works
    • 4,359 funding entries
    • 9,151 person identifiers
    • 4,227 websites
  • 375,575 ORCID iDs have been connected with member organizations:
Image of chart showing Total Connected ORCID IDs

Total Connected iDs: The total number of researchers that have connected their ORCID iD to a member ORCID API integration belonging to the ORCID US Community consortium. Each researcher is only counted once, no matter how many API integrations they have connected with.

ORCID Data Visualization Project

Use our new data visualization resources to create a visual map of publication collaborations between authors at your institution and authors across the globe based on public data from ORCID records! Thanks to a collaboration with two fellows from the Drexel University LEADING program, anyone can create a collaboration map using open tools (RStudio and Tableau). See our recent data visualization community call recording and project webpage for more details.

Nominations Open: ORCID US Community Awards

The ORCID US Community Awards encourage and provide recognition for participation, sharing, and achievements in the ORCID US Community. Remember to nominate your colleagues for the “Most Helpful Individual” award by Nov. 30! More details, including award categories, can be found on our ORCID US Community Awards page. Award winners will be announced at our annual members meeting in December.

Workshop for Researchers

Our free ORCID Workshop for Researchers is open to anyone who is interested and has proven to be a continued success. Due to increasing demand, we have started to offer the session multiple times per year. The first two sessions of 2023 combined had over 1,100 registrants and were attended by over 470 individuals. The workshops are always recorded and shared to all registrants. Watch the most recent workshop recording and check out our Events page for upcoming sessions and other ORCID US Community events.

ORCID, DataCite, and IRUS

The ORCID US Community, the Lyrasis DataCite US Community for DOIs, and the IRUS US Community(Institutional Repository Usage Statistics) programs were featured at the 2023 “LyrOpen Fair” in April, a series of webinar discussions focused on open content and infrastructure. Check out the event recap to learn more about how these open infrastructure programs help organizations to gauge researcher activity and impact, and more.

ORCID Under the Hood

On May 25, several colleagues from ORCID US Community member organizations presented a webinar for the Medical Library Association (MLA) Scholarly Communication Caucus discussing “ORCID under the hood,” featuring case studies from their respective organizations. Many thanks to presenters Stephen Gabrielson (University of Pittsburgh), Nancy Shin (Johns Hopkins University), Yingting Zhang (Rutgers University), and Karen Gutzman (Northwestern University), as well as organizers Sandra DeGroot (University of Illinois at Chicago) and Lynne Stephenson (Rocky Vista University).

Fee Changes (2024)

Beginning January 1, 2024, the fee structure for ORCID US Community member organizations will be shifting to a tiered model based on the total annual budget for each member organization. The new fee model can be found on our ORCID US Community Membership page. Please see our Fee Change FAQ document for more details, and direct any additional questions to

New Community Resources

ORCID US Community resources can be found on our Community Resources page and our Technical Support page. New resources include:


Community Calls:

ORCID US Community Blog:

Random “Coffee Breaks”

For any community members who are interested in being randomly grouped with others to talk about ORCID and get to know each other throughout the year. If you would like to participate, please see the details and sign up.

Membership Updates

As of June 1, 2023 the ORCID US Community has reached 197 members (and growing) in our fifth year running as the largest ORCID consortium in the world. Learn more about other ORCID consortia across the globe. See a full list of ORCID US Community member institutions.

New Members since January 2023:

  • BrightFocus Foundation
  • Colby College
  • Colorado School of Mines
  • Eckerd College
  • Institute for Advanced Study
  • JDRF
  • Old Dominion University
  • Research Corporation for Science Advancement
  • Rice University
  • Society of Science at USer Research Facilities
  • Stony Brook University
  • University of North Texas Health Science Center
  • University of Richmond
  • University of South Florida
  • Utah State University

Recommended Resources

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