May 21, 2022

Metadata: PID: ORCID Publishes 2016 Annual Report

Here are a few annual report highlights via an Introductory Blog Post by Laurel Haak, ORCID’s Executive Director:

  • Growing ORCID usage and adoption: 165 new members and 8 new national and regional consortia
  • More places for researchers to use2017-04-03_16-22-07 their iD: over 300 ORCID integrations launched in 2016
  • Statistics on our services and infrastructure: 99.9% API and Registry uptime and 93% of user questions answered within 24 hours
  • Continued community engagement: 14 workshops, two outreach meetings, PIDapalooza, and over 60 presentations at meetings around the world

Direct to Download Complete 2016 ORCID Annual Report

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