Orcid records date of first assertion of an association with an orga
At the moment it can be difficult to add start dates to institutional affiliations but if we can record/ retrieve the date that an authenticated affiliation was first asserted we can make inferences about membership and possibly movement
Thanks for your suggestion to improve the ORCID Registry.
This is something that you can do now! When you click “Show Details” on any item added to the ORCID record (save: names, bibliography), you’ll receive: a) the source of that data, and b) the date it was added. When you query the item using the ORCID API, you’ll see: u
For more information, see: https://orcid.org/blog/2016/07/20/announcing-your-new-improved-orcid-record
ORCID Community Team