J-GLOBAL ID:202010006996237019   Research Resource code:NBDC02036 Update date:Mar. 28, 2019

Open Researcher and Contributor ID: ORCID

Open Researcher and Contributor ID: ORCID
Owning Organization:
  • ORCID (Open Research and Contributor ID Initiative)
Resource classification: Data,Database
Tag (data type)  (1): Bibliography/Documents
ORCID is an open, non-profit, community-driven effort to create and maintain a registry of unique researcher identifiers and a transparent method of linking research activities and outputs to these identifiers. ORCID is unique in its ability to reach across disciplines, research sectors and national boundaries. It is a hub that connects researchers and research through the embedding of ORCID identifiers in key workflows, such as research profile maintenance, manuscript submissions, grant applications, and patent applications.
ORCID provides two core functions: (1) a registry to obtain a unique identifier and manage a record of activities, and (2) APIs that support system-to-system communication and authentication. ORCID makes its code available under an open source license, and will post an annual public data file under a CC0 waiver for free download.
Source: FAIRsharing
Record maintainer: See the corresponding part in the FAIRsharing record
Record license: Creative Commons Attribution and Share-alike (CC-BY-SA) International 4.0 license

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