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Broaden Your Research Impact
Posted On: Monday, January 23, 2017 - 02:56 by Megan Van Noord

Research takes time, dedication, and patience! After putting so much effort into acquiring funding, getting IRB approval, collecting and analyzing data, and publishing your findings, take the next step to ensure your research makes a broader impact.

How? Follow these three steps.

  • Update your Scholars@Duke profile! Scholars@Duke helps local and global communities connect to Duke Scholarship.
  • Create an ORCID ID! ORCID provides you with a unique identifier that distinguishes you from other researchers (very helpful for those with similar names!) and helps to identify your scholarly communications.
  • Discover your research impact! Calculate your...
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    Tags: for researchers, ORCID, Scholars@Duke

    ORCID iDs and Article Submissions
    Posted On: Tuesday, March 22, 2016 - 09:51 by Jamie Conklin

    At the start of the year, eight publishers, including eLife, PLOS, and The Royal Society, announced they would require ORCID identifiers from authors as a way to encourage ORCID adoption. An ORCID iD is a persistent identifier for an author, much like a doi for an article. The publishers issued an open letter inviting others to do...

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    Categories: Explore Tools, Resource Updates

    Tags: ORCID, publishing

    Identify Yourself: ORCID at Duke
    Posted On: Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 15:19 by Beverly Murphy

    The Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID) enables you to clearly identify your publications, distinguishing your works from other people with similar names.  Duke is making it even easier to obtain an ORCID ID

    • Register or link to your ORCID ID through the OIT Account Self-Service Portal
    • Select “MANAGE DIRECTORY LISTINGS” 
    • Select “Register your ORCID iD” or CREATE one!
    • Authorize ORCID to share your ID with Duke! 

    Your ORCID ID is now part of your Duke Directory listing and Scholars@Duke information!  At the ORCID site, you can...

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    What's an ORCID and why should you care?
    Posted On: Monday, February 24, 2014 - 17:09 by Megan von Isenburg

    Hint: it is not a whale.

    Online publishing has created a great potential for finding and sharing research. We often hear from researchers that they not only want to find articles on a topic, but also collaborators, experts in a field, grant opportunities, and other related information. Currently, much of this is possible in a fairly labor-intensive way. You can search grant databases, article citation databases, Websites... but the process will become much richer and simpler when it could be truly automated. True automation will require better data. This is where ORCID comes in.

    ORCID provides a way to differentiate authors. There are countless people with the same last names working in similar research areas. If everyone had an ORCID, systems would be able to distinguish...

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    Tags: publishing, ORCID