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Adoption de l'identifiant chercheur ORCID : le cas des universités toulousaines

Marie-Dominique Heusse 1 Guillaume Cabanac 1
1 IRIT-IRIS - Recherche d’Information et Synthèse d’Information
IRIT - Institut de recherche en informatique de Toulouse
Abstract : Research-focused information systems harvest and promote researchers' scientific output. Disambiguating their identities is key not to merge several persons' records (case of homonyms). ORCID offers an identifier to link one's identity, affiliations, and bibliography. Funding agencies (e.g., ANR, ERC) and scholarly journals promote ORCID. We introduce a method to quantify its adoption according to researchers' discipline and occupation in a higher-education organisation. We semi-automatically matched the 6,471 staff members affiliated to the 150 labs of the Toulouse scientific area with the 7.3 million profiles at The increasing ORCID adoption comes with discipline-wise disparities. Unexpectedly, many profiles are void of information and might have been created only to get an identifier. Those empty profiles are of little interest for the entity disambiguation task. To our knowledge, this is the first study of ORCID adoption at the scale of a multidisciplinary scientific metropole. This method is replicable and future studies can target other cases to contrast the dynamics of ORCID adoption worldwide.
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Marie-Dominique Heusse, Guillaume Cabanac. Adoption de l'identifiant chercheur ORCID : le cas des universités toulousaines. 38e congrès INFORSID (informatique des organisations et systèmes d'information et de décision), Jun 2020, Dijon, France. pp.19-34. ⟨hal-02862519⟩



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