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They are derived from a commonly seen list of tools that researcher are using to manage their scholarly record.  See https://dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.1373669.v1 for more information\n\n**Scopus ID**\n Algorithm based author identifiers and profiles \n Based on affiliation, subject area and other author characteristics  Author search is inaccessible to non-subscribers \n There is an extensive API \n Some authors have multiple Scopus profiles, especially if the author works\nin multiple disciplines or institutions \n No direct editing or claiming but author feedback allows for amendments\nto profiles \n A tool is provided to pull the publications from a Scopus author profile into an ORCID profile\n Service provided by Elsevier and integrated with their other products such as Mendeley\n Notably used by the UK research excellence framework (REF)\n\n**ResearcherID**\n User or institution created author identifiers and profiles \n User populated\n Can create bi-directional links with ORCID profiles \n Has a process in place to settle inaccurate claim disputes \n An API is provided, but documentation currently unavailable for assessment\n Service provided by Thompson Reuters and heavily integrated in their\nother products \n Around 270k identifiers.\n\n**ORCID ID**\n User driven identifier service\n Users can create, manage and edit their publishing history and import from various other systems \n Institutions can create blocks of identifiers and ask authors to ‘claim’ them\n Extensive search and authentication API with various open source client implementations \n Update rights via the API require membership\n 2.2 million identifiers\n Open, sustainable and community governed\n\n**arXiv Author ID**\n Discipline specific (High Energy Physics) author identifier and profile\n Author identifiers are intended to disambiguate papers within the arXiv\nrepository\n User created and maintained, semi-automatically populated\n API unknown\n\n**RePec Author Service**\n Discipline specific (Economics) identifier and profiles\n Users claim from a list of research outputs provided by academic publishers such as Elsevier, Wiley Blackwell, CEPR and institutional archives \n There is no API \n Used by RePEc services\n\n**PubMed Author ID**\n Development announced in 2010 and abandoned in 2014 in favour of external identifiers provided by publishers \n Update specifically mentions ORCIDs\n\n**Google Scholar Profiles**\n User driven, semi-automated author profiles \n Initial import is algorithm based with the ability for users to add and remove works\n Continuous algorithmic profile updates possible\n Requires a verified institutional email to make public\n There is no API, and rate limitations and T&C prevent scraping, no interoperability features \n Manual user driven export possible\n Not intended as an author identifier \n Provided by Google and integrated with Google Scholar\n\n**Microsoft academic research ID**\n Provides human editable automatically generated author profiles with attached unique identifiers \n Provides other tools such as co-author visualization, profile merging and citation counts \n In contrast with Google Scholar, Microsoft do offer an API \n It is limited by terms and conditions to non-commercial, academic-only use.\n\n**AuthorClaim**\n Non-discipline specific author disambiguation and profiles \n Generates author output profiles \n Based on RePEc Author service\n Users claim from a list of research outputs provided by publishers and repositories including Crossref, ArXiv and PubMed\n There is no API, but data is available as bulk download in CC0\n Venerable, in operation since 1992\n Funded by the Open Society Institute\n\n**JISC Names**\n Automatic author disambiguation system with manual intervention and\nquality assurance\n Generating identifiers and associated research outputs \n Ran from 2007 until 2013\n Collected data now submitted to ISNI \n Codebase now open source\n\n**ISNI **\n Semi-automatically derived from library catalogues and other trusted sources using human intervention for quality control \n Institutions that are members can submit data for matching and ISNI creation. Provides searchable interface and extensive query API \n Not user editable, although users can suggest changes to existing profiles \n Intended to be an authoritative source of authorship identifiers\n\n**Linkedin**\n Used to maintain professional resume and publication lists, and network with co-authors and funders \n Frequently mentioned when discussing author identifiers with researchers \n Positioning itself as an identity authority as well as profile management tool \n Mature API for identity and profile.\n\n**Mendeley Profiles**\n User driven and populated author profiles with social networking/collaboration features Manual creation and import \n Both desktop and mobile software and a service\n Public API \n Not intended as an author identifier \n Provided by Mendeley/Elsevier \n Around 3 million profiles\n\n**ResearchGate**\n Academic social network and collaboration platform for researchers, institutions and publications \n Users can manage their publishing and work profiles and create connections \n Provides sharing and citation metrics \n Open Query API, no update API","excerpt":"","slug":"author-identifier-catalogue","type":"basic","title":"Author identifier catalogue"}

Author identifier catalogue


The following Author identifier and/or profile systems were identified and described by the ODIN project. They are derived from a commonly seen list of tools that researcher are using to manage their scholarly record. See https://dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.1373669.v1 for more information **Scopus ID**  Algorithm based author identifiers and profiles  Based on affiliation, subject area and other author characteristics  Author search is inaccessible to non-subscribers  There is an extensive API  Some authors have multiple Scopus profiles, especially if the author works in multiple disciplines or institutions  No direct editing or claiming but author feedback allows for amendments to profiles  A tool is provided to pull the publications from a Scopus author profile into an ORCID profile  Service provided by Elsevier and integrated with their other products such as Mendeley  Notably used by the UK research excellence framework (REF) **ResearcherID**  User or institution created author identifiers and profiles  User populated  Can create bi-directional links with ORCID profiles  Has a process in place to settle inaccurate claim disputes  An API is provided, but documentation currently unavailable for assessment  Service provided by Thompson Reuters and heavily integrated in their other products  Around 270k identifiers. **ORCID ID**  User driven identifier service  Users can create, manage and edit their publishing history and import from various other systems  Institutions can create blocks of identifiers and ask authors to ‘claim’ them  Extensive search and authentication API with various open source client implementations  Update rights via the API require membership  2.2 million identifiers  Open, sustainable and community governed **arXiv Author ID**  Discipline specific (High Energy Physics) author identifier and profile  Author identifiers are intended to disambiguate papers within the arXiv repository  User created and maintained, semi-automatically populated  API unknown **RePec Author Service**  Discipline specific (Economics) identifier and profiles  Users claim from a list of research outputs provided by academic publishers such as Elsevier, Wiley Blackwell, CEPR and institutional archives  There is no API  Used by RePEc services **PubMed Author ID**  Development announced in 2010 and abandoned in 2014 in favour of external identifiers provided by publishers  Update specifically mentions ORCIDs **Google Scholar Profiles**  User driven, semi-automated author profiles  Initial import is algorithm based with the ability for users to add and remove works  Continuous algorithmic profile updates possible  Requires a verified institutional email to make public  There is no API, and rate limitations and T&C prevent scraping, no interoperability features  Manual user driven export possible  Not intended as an author identifier  Provided by Google and integrated with Google Scholar **Microsoft academic research ID**  Provides human editable automatically generated author profiles with attached unique identifiers  Provides other tools such as co-author visualization, profile merging and citation counts  In contrast with Google Scholar, Microsoft do offer an API  It is limited by terms and conditions to non-commercial, academic-only use. **AuthorClaim**  Non-discipline specific author disambiguation and profiles  Generates author output profiles  Based on RePEc Author service  Users claim from a list of research outputs provided by publishers and repositories including Crossref, ArXiv and PubMed  There is no API, but data is available as bulk download in CC0  Venerable, in operation since 1992  Funded by the Open Society Institute **JISC Names**  Automatic author disambiguation system with manual intervention and quality assurance  Generating identifiers and associated research outputs  Ran from 2007 until 2013  Collected data now submitted to ISNI  Codebase now open source **ISNI **  Semi-automatically derived from library catalogues and other trusted sources using human intervention for quality control  Institutions that are members can submit data for matching and ISNI creation. Provides searchable interface and extensive query API  Not user editable, although users can suggest changes to existing profiles  Intended to be an authoritative source of authorship identifiers **Linkedin**  Used to maintain professional resume and publication lists, and network with co-authors and funders  Frequently mentioned when discussing author identifiers with researchers  Positioning itself as an identity authority as well as profile management tool  Mature API for identity and profile. **Mendeley Profiles**  User driven and populated author profiles with social networking/collaboration features Manual creation and import  Both desktop and mobile software and a service  Public API  Not intended as an author identifier  Provided by Mendeley/Elsevier  Around 3 million profiles **ResearchGate**  Academic social network and collaboration platform for researchers, institutions and publications  Users can manage their publishing and work profiles and create connections  Provides sharing and citation metrics  Open Query API, no update API