Open Access Week activity by GrandIR

A talk was delivered by GrandIR on Monday Oct 22nd at the Basque Country University (UPV/EHU) within its Open Access Week activities. The talk was called "New Open Access and IR Worklines" and dealt with CRIS/IR integration, Research Data Management and the recently launched ORCID service.

ODIN Project Kick-off Meeting

On Oct 18th the ORCID and DataCite Interoperability Network (ODIN) European Project will hold its kick-off meeting at the Kalkscheune in Berlin. The 12-month ODIN Project aims to build on the success of DataCite and ORCID by designing an 'awareness layer' for persistent author and object identifiers, thereby reducing technical, cultural and logistical barriers to the accessibility, attribution and trust of data.

ORCID about to launch its service

The ORCID service was officially launched on Oct 15th during the ORCID meeting to be held next week at the Humboldt-Universit├Ąt in Berlin. On Oct 17th an ORCID Outreach Working Group meeting is held at HU where all issues related to this Author ID and its implementation will be discussed