“ORCID spells out structure of 16-digit identifier
ORCID, an international, interdisciplinary, open and not-for-profit organisation, recently revealed information on what an ORCID identifier looks like.
The ORCID ID is a 16-digit number that is compatible with the ISO Standard (ISO 27729), also known as the International Standard Name Identifier (ISNI). Initially, ORCID IDs will be randomly assigned by the ORCID Registry from a block of numbers that will not conflict with ISNI-formatted numbers assigned in other ways. ORCID IDs always need all 16-digits – they cannot be shortened to remove leading zeros if they exist.
Only the ORCID Registry will assign ORCID IDs, either through the ORCID website, or the related APIs. ORCID IDs are intended to be assigned to individuals, and may be secured at no charge. The IDs will be assigned randomly from a block of numbers reserved for this purpose. (Initially IDs will be assigned between 0000-0001-5000-0000 and 0000-0003-5000-000X).
ORCID IDs will be expressed as an HTTP URI. The number will be proceeded by ‘http://orcid.org/‘. A hyphen will be inserted every 4 digits to aid readability, though if the hyphens are removed, the number still refers to the same ORCID ID.”
Source: Knowledgespeak Newsletter 8/9/12
Many U.S. funding agencies are now requiring researchers to submit a data management plan with their grant applications. DMPTool* provides guidance in creating ready to use data management plans for:
NIH, NEH, NOAA, NSF, Gordan and Betty Moore, IMLS
The tool has been customized for Princeton users. Log in with your Princeton NetID for additional Princeton specific help links and suggested text for researchers who will be using the DataSpace repository. Simply select Princeton University and log in with your Princeton netID and password.
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View a brief video demonstration of the tool at https://dmp.cdlib.org/help/video_demo
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However, [Tim] "Berners-Lee and [Nigel] Shadbolt are hopeful that earlier statements and commitments by members of the new government to open government data indicate that support for open-linked data initiatives will continue, despite the cuts. They believe that the http://data.gov.uk website, a similar initiative to the U.S. government’s www.data.gov portal, will continue to grow over the coming months. The U.S. service now has more than 270,000 data sets available for developers. The U.K. version is somewhat smaller with a little more than 3,000 data sets."
Source: Jim Ashling. Information Today. Medford: Jul/Aug 2010. Vol. 27, Iss. 7; pg. 20, 2 pgs
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