A number of Crossref members have told us that they are struggling with implementing a usable FundRef data collection user interface in their content management systems. To that end, we have worked with some user interface consultants to come up with a “FundRef reference widget” that illustrates some of the considerations one has to take into account when collecting FundRef data.
Specifically the FundRef widget illustrates how to:
The FundRef widget source is posted on Github and is released under an open source license (MIT). We encourage anybody implementing the FundRef registry to either use the Widget as-is or base their own UX on the widget.
As usual, we welcome feedback and snark at: