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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 →
    completed  ·  ORCID (APAC)AdminORCID (APAC) (ORCID Community Team, ORCID) responded  · 

    Thanks for letting us know about this issue. ORCID records are intended only for individuals, institutions should not be creating ORCID iDs. If you find any ORCID records you suspect are being used by organizations or institutions, please report them to support@orcid.org and we’ll handle in accordance with our Dispute Procedures: https://orcid.org/orcid-dispute-procedures

    Warm regards,
    ORCID Community Team

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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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