September 16, 2021

Identities: ORCiD Shares 2016 Statistics and New Public Data File

From a Post by Alice Meadows at ORCiD:

Every year in October – to coincide with the anniversary of the ORCID Registry launch – we take a snapshot of publicly shared information in the ORCID Registry – ORCID iDs for all registrants, plus name and information about employment and education affiliations, grants and awards, publications and other outputs, and more, where record-holders have chosen to make that data public.

The number of ORCID records has grown substantially in the last year – from ~1.6 million in the 2015 file to ~2.6 million in the 2016 file. Almost 40% of the records have at least one associated work, affiliation, or person identifier. And the number of associated unique DOIs has increased by 60% over 2015, to 7 million.

Read the Complete ORCiD Blog Post

Direct to 2016 ORCiD Data File (via Figshare)

This file contains a snapshot of all public data in the ORCID Registry associated with an ORCID record that was created or claimed by an individual as of October 1st, 2016.

Direct to Previously Released ORCiD Data Files

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Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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