ORCID Webinar at the Open Access Week

A webinar on 'ORCID identifiers and Open Access' will be delivered on Oct 24th by GrandIR Ltd within the Open Access Week 2014 events organised by the Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology (FECYT) and SocialBiblio. The presentation will review the different projects for ORCID implementation which are being carried out worldwide and the way their specific goals may enhance Open Access.

GrandIR at the 5th ConfOA Luso-Brasileira

On Oct 7th GrandIR will be delivering a talk on CRIS/IR interoperability at the 'Open Science and Research Data Management' session of the 5th Portuguese-Brazilian Open Access Conference in Coimbra. The preliminary event programme will mainly deal with Open Access policies and institutional repositories, and includes two workshops on implementation of the EC H2020 Open Access policy.

ORCID_CBUA project is launched

On Sep 19th the Consortium for University Libraries in Andalusia (CBUA) released an official announcement for the kick-off of the ORCID_CBUA project for ORCID implementation across nine CBUA universities. The ORCID_CBUA project aims to create ORCID identifiers for all the institutional staff, which will be later integrated into the institutional repositories and the SICA2 regional CRIS.