(11 August 2016) New Zealand is joining the wave of countries to support and adopt ORCID. On July 26 New Zealand’s peak bodies representing the scientific and research community, along with funding agencies, released a joint statement of principle supporting the adoption and use of ORCID identifiers across the research and science system.
The statement recognises the unique benefits that ORCID identifiers can bring to the researcher, the research institute, the funding agency, the policy agency and to the system as a whole. The joint statement also recognised that ORCID aligns with the government’s data and information management principles: open, protected, readily available, trusted and authoritative, well managed, reasonably priced and reusable.
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