Journals to solve ‘John Smith’ common name problem by requiring author IDs

John Bohannon, Science Insider, Jan 07, 2016
Commentary by Stephen Downes

The solution is a technology called ORCID - Open Researcher and Contributor ID. "The letter published today is signed by the American Geophysical Union, eLife, EMBO, Hindawi, the Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers, the Public Library of Science, and the Royal Society—the latter began mandating used of ORCID IDs as of 1 January but the rest have just pledged to reach that stage by year’s end." My ORCID IS is (for what it's worth).

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