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[EP-tech] Re: ORCiD

Hi Ian, everyone else..

We have our system with 2 extra datasets (Author and Author Instance)

The author contains everything about the person including 1 to many identifiers. (google scholarID, scopusAuthorID, ORCiD, etc etc etc....)

The author instance contains a link to a point in time, their affiliation with institutions/dept etc etc

The instance ID is then stored in the vanilla creator_id field.

This allows a single unique author to be displayed, along with all their cited versions of their name, so the citations render correctly, and still get assigned to the correct person.

(Example image also displays the statistics icon, which links to that authors stats page. - from https://eprints.usq.edu.au/view/uniqueauthor/ )

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I have tried to get this pushed into the ePrints Core, but Seb hasn't got back in touch about who to send it to.

I would like it incorporated into the base product, so we all have the same version, rather than a dozen or more splintered versions of code all trying to do the same thing.  This will make the support on this email list more fruitful, if we are all on the same page.

If anyone knows who is maintaining the base ePrints codebase these days, let me know and I will forward on the .zip file of all the code we have for inclusion into the base product.



-----Original Message-----
From: eprints-tech-bounces at ecs.soton.ac.uk [mailto:eprints-tech-bounces at ecs.soton.ac.uk] On Behalf Of Ian Stuart
Sent: Saturday, 17 January 2015 2:01 AM
To: eprints-tech at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Subject: [EP-tech] Re: ORCiD

On 16/01/15 14:09, John Salter wrote:

> Hi, How is anyone storing an ORCiD in EPrints?


> Out-of-the-box, EPrints has creators with a name component, and an id

> component. The default name of this field is 'Email':

> https://github.com/eprints/eprints/blob/3.3/lib/lang/en/phrases/system

> .xml#L396


>  I was thinking or using it to store the ORCiD instead of the email

> address, but didn't know if any 'best practice' was emerging yet?

Like lots of people have already said, I've just added an extra field to "creator" however Martin's point is well made: authors are not normalised across records - meaning the same [identical] name is listed for each record it appears in.

This is, perhaps, something to feed into the EPrints 3.4 or 4.0 roadmap?


Ian Stuart.

Developer: ORI, RJ-Broker, and OpenDepot.org Bibliographics and Multimedia Service Delivery team, EDINA, The University of Edinburgh.


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