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ORCID and Other Unique Author Identifiers: Further Reading

Explains what a unique author identifier is, cites examples of unique author identifier systems in current use, and provides links to unique author identifier and related resources.

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Further Reading

Martin Fenner, Author Identifier Overview, LIBREAS. Library Ideas, #18, 2011.

Martin Fenner, Scientific Attribution Principles, Gobbledygook, PLoS Blogs, Posted:

Credit where Credit is Due: The Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID), Nature. 2009 462:825. doi: Published online 16 December 2009

A. Ben Wagner, Tips from the Experts, Author Identification Systems, Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, Fall 2009.

Richard Cave, Unique Author Identification, The official PLoS Blog, Posted:

Etienne Joly, Further Advantages of a Unique Author Identification Number, PLoS Med. 2006 3(8): e368. doi:

Matthew E. Falagas, Unique Author Identification Number in Scientific Databases: A Suggestion, PLoS Med 2006 3(5): e249. doi:

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