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Tuesday 10 October 2017

Organization Identifier Open Registry update

Organization identifiers are a key part of the scholarly communications infrastructure. At the beginning of this year Crossref, DataCite and ORCID announced the formation of an Organization Identifier Working Group (OrgID) to refine the structure, principles, and technology specifications for an open, independent, non-profit organization identifier Registry to facilitate the disambiguation of researcher affiliations.

Last month the working group released its findings and recommendations for governance and product requirements (https://orcid.org/blog/2017/09/19/organization-identifier-working-group-update) and now they have released a Request for Information to solicit comment and interest from the broader research community - https://orcid.org/blog/2017/10/09/request-information-organization-id-open-registry - replies requested by 15 November.

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Arnoud De Kemp   23/10/2017 at 22:54

This is another great initiative. Will talk about it APE 2018 in January in Berlin. Www.ape2018.eu

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