Library Groups Announce Partnership to Establish ORCID US Community

Publié le 31 janvier 2018, par Thérèse Hameau

LYRASIS, a member-based nonprofit organization serving libraries, archives, and museums, is proud to announce a partnership with the NorthEast Research Libraries, the Greater Western Library Alliance, and the Big Ten Academic Alliance to create a US community to support ORCID, (Open Researcher and Contributor iD, http://www.orcid.org), a non-profit organization based in Bethesda, Maryland. ORCID provides a unique persistent digital identifier for individual scholarly researchers.

Participating library members of the organizations will fund a position at LYRASIS to support the adoption and full implementation of ORCID services at their institutions. All US institutions are welcome to join the program. The parties share a broader vision of national-scale collaboration for US institutions that provides robust support for adoption of open scholarly infrastructure.

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