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Recent JISC-sponsored reports on researcher identifiers

Posted in identifiers, reports by Amanda Hill on 9 February, 2012

Late 2011 saw a small flurry of reports commissioned by JISC in the area of researcher identifiers, to support the work of the JISC Researcher Identifier Task and Finish Group. These reports are available from the JISC Information Environment Repository.

They are:

Researcher Identifiers Data sources report [PDF, 669Kb] by Cottage Labs

This report provides an overview of sources of data relevant to the task of creating profiles for academic researchers in the UK.

Researcher Identifiers Technical interoperability report [PDF, 506Kb] by Cottage Labs

This report discusses some of the technical aspects of implementing an identifier and profile system for researchers.

Stakeholder use cases and identifier needs: Report One [PDF, 204Kb] by Clax Limited

This report analyses UK research organisations’ use cases, needs, requirements and roles for an identifier system for researchers.

Stakeholder use cases and identifier needs: Report Two [PDF, 378Kb] by Clax Limited

This report investigates which technical systems would need to interoperate with any identifier infrastructure and examines the question of at what point an individual becomes a ‘researcher’.

Report on National Approaches to Researcher Identification Systems [PDF, 463Kb] by Hillbraith Limited

The remit of the report was to examine the approaches taken in other countries to the creation and maintenance of researcher identifiers.

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