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Questions tagged [digital-researcher-id]

On the use of standard, persistent digital identifiers for research authors (e.g. ORCID, ResearcherID).

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Is there any non-commercial alternative to ResearcherID?

Identifying uniquely a researcher as author of a publication is important. There is a commercial effort to create researcher ID for every researcher. It is not likely to succeed if it is not multiple ...
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Why use unique digital researcher ID?

I recently discover the existence of unique digital identifier for researchers (such as the one proposed by ORCID or ResearcherID). I never really heard about it, maybe because it is not common in ...
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Are there any researcher digital identification services or directories, similar to ORCID and ResearcherID?

Are there any general (not field-specific) researcher digital identification services or directories, similar to ORCID and ResearcherID?
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Does ORCID matter for a person who would like to work in academia?

I just noticed the following words from arXiv: "You are encouraged to associate your ORCID with your arXiv account. ORCID iDs are standard, persistent identifiers for research authors. ORCID iDs will ...
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How does ORCID work?

Will the ORCID appear in the article people write? I could not find an article in which ORCID was included. Can somebody point out some examples if there are any?
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Is there a benefit to registering digital identification via both ORCID and ResearcherID?

This question is in continuation to the discussion from about a year ago, concerning researcher digital identification: Why use unique digital researcher ID?. It appears that researchers, who would ...
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Why using ORCID iDs instead of DOIs to identify researchers?

DOIs are used to identified papers, presentations, datasets, programs, figures, audio files, video files, amongst other things. ORCID iDs are used to identify researchers. Why using ORCID iDs instead ...