In today’s research climate, the scope for information about you and your work to be displayed and connected is huge. Historically, publishers and libraries took ownership for distributing and curating works, but roles are blurring in today’s world, where indexing and curation of online content is largely done algorithmically. The picture is further complicated by:
- the range of research output types (“online-only” articles, blog posts, slide decks and datasets) and other research activity;
- difficulties in author disambiguation, exacerbated where people have common names, perhaps change names after marriage, move institutions, or are affiliated with more than one institution.
How can we ensure that researchers’ profiles are correct, full and up to date? Continue reading “The One and Only – ORCID for researchers”