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Keep Institution Orcid profiles distinct from Author Orcid profiles

I've come across several profiles that were created by Institutions, e.g. by a university library or department, rather than by authors. These institutional profiles pull in articles written by various authors (ones belonging to that institution). Clearly this is a different use of Orcid and should be kept distinct from Author Orcid profiles.

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    J KurjianJ Kurjian shared this idea  ·   ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi,

    Thanks for letting us know about this issue. ORCID record are intended only for individuals, institutions should not be creating ORCID iDs. If you can let me know any more records you find that were created by institutions I’ll follow up with them to close those ORCID records.

    Thanks,
    -Catalina
    ORCID Support

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      • J KurjianJ Kurjian commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        If you type any of the following terms into the Last name search box you get a set, albeit small, of Orcid profiles:
        library
        university
        department

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