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Overview of ORCID for researchers

A brief overview of ORCID for researchers. Incorporate these slides into your existing presentations or use as-is to encourage scholars and researchers to claim their own ORCID iDs.

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Overview of ORCID for researchers

  1. 1. orcid.orgContact Info: p. +1-301-922-9062 a. 10411 Motor City Drive, Suite 750, Bethesda, MD 20817 USA ORCID for Researchers: What, Why, and How?
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  4. 4. 23 June 2016 4 Of the more than 6 million authors in a major journal citations and abstracts database,+2/3 share last name and single initial with another author. An ambiguous name in the same database refers on average to 8 people. ???
  5. 5. 5 ORCID’s vision is a world where all who participate in research, scholarship, and innovation are uniquely identified and connected to their contributions and affiliations across disciplines, borders, and time. ORCID’s vision
  6. 6.  ORCID is an open, not-for-profit organization run by and for the research community  We provide you with a unique identifier, your ORCID iD, that reliably and clearly connects you with your research contributions and affiliations  You can use your iD in hundreds of systems – from grant application and manuscript submission to CRIS and other research information management systems, and more! What is ORCID?
  7. 7. 7 1. Reliably and easily connects you with your contributions and affiliations Benefits for Researchers
  8. 8. 8 2. Alleviates mistaken identity Benefits for Researchers
  9. 9. 9 3. Saves you time – “enter once, re-use often” Benefits for Researchers
  10. 10. 10 4. Improves recognition and discoverability for you and your research outputs Benefits for Researchers
  11. 11. 11 5. Your lifelong digital name Benefits for Researchers
  12. 12. 12 Benefits for Researchers 6. You own and control your record, managing what information is connected and how it is shared
  13. 13. 13 7. Enables you to comply with organizations that require ORCID iD Benefits for Researchers
  14. 14. 14 8. More and more systems you already use are connected with ORCID Benefits for Researchers
  15. 15. 15 9. Free to register and use Benefits for Researchers
  16. 16. 16 10. Enables you to play your part in making the Internet better for research! Benefits for Researchers
  17. 17. ORCID facts and figures • 500+ organizational members • ~250 live integrations • 2.3 million live iDs, associated with • ~14 million works activities • 6+ million DOIs • ~830k employment activities • ~1 million education activities 23 June 2016 17