Scholarly communications selected links from Feb. 2018

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.

Join many of your colleagues exploring open textbooks during Open Education Resources Week, March 5-9. See also WU Libraries Open textbook guide.


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.

About the author

Ruth is a librarian at Washington University for biology, math, history of science; she is also scholarly communications coordinator. Email: Phone: 314-935-4819