Identifiers: “ORCID Integration in Disciplinary Data Repositories” (New Report From THOR)
A new report from Project THOR.
THOR is a 30 month project funded by the European Commission under the Horizon 2020 programme. It will establish seamless integration between articles, data, and researchers across the research lifecycle. This will create a wealth of open resources and foster a sustainable international e-infrastructure. The result will be reduced duplication, economies of scale, richer research services, and opportunities for innovation.
ORCID Integration in Disciplinary Data Repositories
Guilherme de Mello
This report summarises progress on integrating ORCID iDs into production services in major databases at three different organisations and disciplines, namely EMBL-EBI for life sciences, PANGAEA for earth sciences, and CERN for high-energy physics. ORCID integration is enabling these services and databases to automatically link deposited datasets with the unique and persistent identifier of contributors, thus facilitating unambiguous credit for the production of datasets. We discuss the requirements, challenges and lessons learned.
Direct to Full Text Report (32 pages; PDF)
See Also: Persistent Identifiers: A Review of THOR’s First Year (August 4, 2016)
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