ORCiD (Open Researcher and Contributor ID) now has a nice list of FAQs and Tutorials. More funders, publishers, universities and authors are using ORCiD. Springer Nature plans to continue and expand their requirement of ORCiDs from corresponding authors on many journals; more info. If you still have questions about ORCiD, please ask your subject librarian.
- Since I mentioned the LSU libraries’ law suit with Elsevier in Scholarly communications selected links from Dec. 2017-Jan. 2018, I thought I should mention that the suit has been resolved: LSU Libraries, Elsevier Quietly Resolve Suit Over Journal Access.
- You may remember last February WU Libraries host[ed] February pilot event on federal digital data rescue. A nice summary of this effort throughout the US is available from In the Library with the Lead Pipe blog, Spotlight on Digital Government Information Preservation: Examining the Context, Outcomes, Limitations, and Successes of the DataRefuge Movement
Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon is a one-day event to fight the information gender gap. Join us to create and improve Wikipedia articles related to women and feminist artists. It’s also a nice opportunity to explore what it is involved to edit Wikipedia. 3-7 p.m. March 26, Kranzberg Art & Architecture Library.