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CABI contributes to name ambiguity project

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Not-for-profit life sciences publisher CABI has become a founding sponsors of ORCID (Open Researcher and Contributor ID), the organisation set up to solve the problem of name ambiguity in scholarly research which plans to launch its service in early 2012.

In addition to supporting ORCID, CABI will also join other participants in contributing to the development of standard author identifiers that can be deployed broadly throughout the industry.