From Cynthia Hodgson, ISQ Managing Editor: The Summer 2011 issue of NISO’s Information Standards Quarterly magazine is now available in open access in PDF from the NISO website. Guest Content Editor, Helen Henderson, Managing Director at Information Power Ltd. has … Continue reading
The UK’s Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) has commissioned a questionnaire looking at the way other countries are building name identifier systems relating to researchers in higher education. The VIVO response to the questionnaire has been posted on the VIVO … Continue reading
The Open Researcher & Contributor ID (ORCID) Initiative represents a community effort to establish an open, independent registry addressing persistent problems in scholarly research, name ambiguity and attribution. ORCID Outreach Meetings take place about twice a year and provide a … Continue reading
A workshop held this week in Helsinki, Finland brings together representatives from communities of identity experts, users, funders and other stakeholders to address two main interrelated themes: identifying & attributing authors/creators of scholarly works, with a focus on ORCID, the … Continue reading
VIVO is many things — above all a community working to support the creation and exchange of information about researchers and their research through linked open data (http://linkeddata.org). VIVO is also an ontology — http://vivoweb.org/ontology/core — serving as a common … Continue reading
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