Introductionhttp://www.ﬂickr.com/photos/runesteiness/4983827599/ to ORCID and Author Identiﬁers Martin Fenner Department of Hematology, Hemostaseology, Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation
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ORCID Participants by Country ORCID Participants by CountryUnited States 81United Kingdom 39Germany 17Australia 7Canada 5 197 Participants as of March 23, 2011Spain 5
ORCID Participants by Organization Type Academic (36%) Other (3 %) Government (4 %)Assoc/Society (13%) Publisher (16%) Non−Profit (14%) Corporate (15%)
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Would ORCID proﬁle informationbe valuable if not free and open? n=120 n=119 n=45 circa circa circa NO POSSIBLY YESORCID Survey October 2010
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