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Draft ORCID API is now open for viewing!

September 29, 2011

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The API draft is now available for public viewing and covers: Levels of privacy and other contextual terminology. Public query API by way of illustrative HTTP query dialogues. Protected Data query via OAuth. OAuth Workflow is illustrated in some depth This is a pre-release of the API; it is nearly there, but it would be foolish […]

ORCID Outreach Event at CERN

September 22, 2011

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Videos of the Presentations The Videos of all the talks and Q&A sessions are now available here Program 10:00 Welcome and what’s new – Howard Ratner, ORCID Chair (Slides [PPTX 2.55Mb]) Talk discussed: Key quote “ORCID will work to support the creation of a permanent, clear and unambiguous record of scholarly communication by enabling reliable attribution […]

ORCID Executive Update (Sept 11)

September 22, 2011

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ORCID in a nutshell (current strategy): ORCID is a registry of profiles for people involved in research – a profile can be created by the person themselves (self-registry) or by what is termed a Trusted Partner, such as a University or Publisher. The people using the system decide who is and is not a researcher, […]

ORCID – a taster of the API

September 13, 2011

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As the official draft API (googledoc) is both in flux and read-protected so that only those invited can see it, I am unable to give you a complete view of how things are shaping up. However, I can relay a number of key points that everyone involved is concerned about: It must have sensible (some […]

ORCID: some questions and answers

September 13, 2011

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The following is from an email exchange with Nicky Ferguson. These are my answers to the questions he posed, and as such shouldn’t be considered the opinion of the ORCID project itself. They are the answers I believe are correct, based on the meetings and discussions I have been part of on the technical advisory group. […]