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Comment #00250 - Add Affiliation Identifier - z39.96-2012.pdf

Comment 250
Addressed (Unresolved)
ANSI/NISO Z39.96-2012, JATS: Journal Article Tag Suite (version 1.0) (Revision 0)
Comment Submitted by
Jeffrey Beck
2013-05-10 06:56:55
This comment is submitted by Jeff Beck on behalf of the BITS Working Group.

Please create a new element <aff-id> for use inside Affiliation (<aff>).

The element <contrib-id> is used to hold ORCIDs or other contributor identifiers used to disambiguate contributors. We do the same with affiliations, so that a single institution can be identified, whether listed as “Ova” or “University of Virginia”, or a specific UVa campus.
We would like a place to store that ID.
Submitter Proposed Solution
We request that:

1. The <institution-id> element be added to JATS to satisfy this request.

2. That this new element be used within, at least, the mixed-content model of the Affiliation (<aff>), <institution>, and <funding-source> elements.
Jeffrey Beck
2013-11-27 10:17:07

Thank you for your comment. The JATS Standing Committe has accepted and expanded on your request. Non-normative supporting materials including schemas with these additions in place should be available soon.

The Standing Committee's recommendation is:

• Create a new element <institution-id>, which can hold either a publisher-specific identifier or an identifier from
an established system of institutional identifiers.


• Place attributes on the identifier to specify: the source of the identifier (such as “AIP”, “Ringgold”, or “ISNI”); the
language of the identifier; and other attributes similar to those currently used on <icontrib-id>.


• Document that both institutions and <institution-id>s are hierarchical, and may exist at several levels, such as a
University and a particular department or laboratory. For example, the same lab can be part of multiple
institutions. A single affiliation may require several institution ids. Describe this situation and give simple as well
as complex examples.


• Create a new element<iinstitution-wrap> that can hold an element and all its identifiers (<iinstitutionid>).
This element will be allowed everywhere <institution> is currently allowed.


• JATS will not add a generic identifier at this time.


• The element will be added to the content of the following elements:
     • conf-sponsor
     • std-organization


• The elements <iinstitution> and <iinstitution-wrap> will be added to the content of the following elements:
     • copyright-holder
     • funding-source
     • on-behalf-of
     • publisher-name
• No change will be made to the following elements, as they can already contain a <icontrib-id> element:
     • contrib
     • principal-award-recipient
     • principal-investigator