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ORCID at Leiden University

ORCID at Leiden University

On June 22, Leiden University Libraries (UBL) organised an information session on the Open Researcher and Contributor Identifier (ORCID) and its benefits and uses. This is a summary of the information covered that afternoon.
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  • Finding Access

    Finding Access

    It's frustrating when you run into (pay) walls when looking for journal articles and time consuming to track down access. These tools can help you do just that from right within your browser.
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  • Open Up to Open Access

    Open Up to Open Access

    On May 15th the VSNU, the association of universities in the Netherlands, kicked off a new Open Access awareness campaign titled 'Open Up to Open Access!' Why would that be of interest to you? Because there is a link between open access and impact.
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  • YouTube starring You!

    YouTube starring You!

    You've probably watched a YouTube video at some point in your life. In fact, chances are good you've watched a video yesterday. But YouTube is about more than entertainment and cat videos; did you know it can also be used as a science communication tool?
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  • PIDapalooza 2016: Persistent Identifiers Party Hard

    PIDapalooza 2016: Persistent Identifiers Party Hard

    Early November 2016, I was privileged to give a presentation about the ORCID implementation at Leiden University at the first ever PIDapalooza Festival, a conference for people interested in persistent identifiers and their use, uses, and future.
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