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ORCID vs. ISNI: Is There Room For Both?

April 22, 2015

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The case for Unique Identifiers
The need for unambiguous identification of authorship goes beyond simply avoiding the problem of how many ‘John Smiths’ there are in the world. Unique identification of authorship also facilitates accurate assignment of rights, payment of royalties, and sharing of content among diverse databases.

Trade identification systems for books (International Standard Book Number – ISBN) and Journals (International Standard Serial Number – ISSN) have set the standard for supply chain management of published materials. However, with the rapid growth of academic research journals targeted at increasingly narrow specialty niches, the potential for confusion over authorship increased accordingly.

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/orcid-vs-isni-room-both-pranjal-thapliyal

http://orcid.org/

http://www.isni.org/

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