Next steps for the Organization ID Initiative: Report from the Stakeholder Meeting

This blog post by Laure Haak, Ed Pentz and Trisha Cruse was cross-posted from the ORCID blog. On 22 January, ORCID, DataCite and Crossref co-hosted an Organization ID Stakeholders meeting. The meeting marked a transition from the work of the Organization ID Working Group to a formal launch of an Organization ID Registry Initiative. Attendees […]

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The OI Project gets underway planning an Open Organization Identifier Registry

At the end of October 2016, Crossref, DataCite, and ORCID reported on collaboration in the area of organization identifiers [@https://doi.org/10.5438/TNHX-54CG]. We issued three papers [@https://doi.org/10.5438/2906;@https://doi.org/10.5438/4716;@https://doi.org/10.5438/7885] for community comment and after input we subsequently announced the formation of The OI Project, along with a call for expressions of interest from people interested in serving on the […]

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We were out in Force

This week most of the DataCite staff is attending the Force16 conference in Portland, Oregon. Force16 brings together a large group of people who either already work with DataCite in one way or another, or are doing interesting projects of relevance to DataCite. ImpactStory is a non-profit that helps scientists learn where their research is […]

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Announcing the DataCite Profiles Service

DataCite Labs today is launching the DataCite Profiles service, a central place for users to sign in with DataCite, using their ORCID credentials. The first version of DataCite Profiles focusses on integration with ORCID via the Search & Link and Auto-Update services, described in a previous blog post. When users first sign-in, or when they […]

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Explaining the DataCite/ORCID Auto-update

This Monday ORCID, CrossRef and DataCite announced (ORCID post, CrossRef post, DataCite post) the new auto-update service that automatically pushes metadata to ORCID when an ORCID identifier is found in newly registered DOI names. This is the first joint announcement by the three organizations, and shows the close collaboration between ORCID, CrossRef and DataCite. A […]

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