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The latest news and answers to your questions about scholarly publishing and open access.

Two open systems -- “Connecting research and researchers” with ORCID in OJS

Published by Kate Shuttleworth

This blog post was contributed by Kate Shuttleworth, Digital Publishing Librarian at SFU Library. 

Do you publish or manage journals hosted by Open Journal Systems (OJS)? Have you been putting off updating your ORCiD profile with new publications? Now, doing both those things got a little bit more streamlined through a new connection between OJS and ORCID!

Journal editors in OJS can now enable an ORCID plugin that will authenticate authors publishing in your journals. This works both ways as authors can allow OJS to push new publications right into your ORCID profile, updating it automatically when a new article is published.

Three Steps to Raise Your Research Profile

Published by Alison Moore

This blog post was contributed by Alison Moore, Digital Scholarship Librarian & Manager, Knowledge Mobilization Hub at SFU Library. 

Looking to present a polished online presence? Want to make sure that your research is easily accessible online, but not sure what to do? There are a lot of different options when it comes to sharing your work, and it can be difficult to know how to get started. We recommend the following three steps to help you raise your research profile. 

Commercial scholarly networks: is there another way?

Published by Alison Moore

Are you tired of receiving emails from commercial scholarly networking sites like Academia.edu, ResearchGate, or LinkedIn, asking you to pay for premium services?

Do you wish that there was another way to showcase your work online?

There is! It’s called ORCID.