All students and researchers should sign up for an ORCID digital identifier. ORCID is a non-profit organization that provides the Open Researcher and Contributor ID, allowing faculty, researchers, and students to register for a unique identifier. The ORCID iD is a unique, persistent identifier, free of charge to researchers. It is a non-propriety means of establishing your [Read more]
The NIH recently announced that ORCID IDs will soon be required for many grants offered by the NIH, AHRQ and CDC. This requirement focuses on individuals supported by research training, fellowship, research education, and career development awards. Some awards will require ORCID IDs as early as October 2019, while others will begin to require ORCID [Read more]
ORCID is a non-profit organization that provides faculty, researchers and students with a unique alphanumeric identifier. The ORCID ID is a non-proprietary means of establishing your author name and identity and can be associated with scholarly works such articles, books/book chapters, posters and videos; and professional activities such as editorial work or grant submissions and [Read more]
The author name you use for publications and other research activities is key to enhancing the discoverability of your research and establishing a digital presence.
The influence of a five-sentence letter, a review of author profiles in databases, a plea for objective metrics, and article title characteristics are among the topics of the Round-up for July 2017.