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Infrastructure Division of Information Technology

Directory Services Attribute

ORCID Identifier (eduPersonOrcid)

Attribute details

LDAP eduPersonOrcid attribute properties, usage and population rules
Definition: Account holder's ORCID identifier.

The ORCID is a persistent digital identifier that distinguishes the account holder from every other researcher. Through integration in key research workflows such as manuscript and grant submission, the ORCID identifier supports automated linkages between the account holder and his/her professional activities ensuring that the account holder's work is recognized.

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Attribute Name: 'eduPersonOrcid'
URN: urn:oid:
Multiple Values: Multi-valued (treated as Single-valued)
Format: Directory String
The value is the account holder's ORCID, a unique identifer that complies with the International Standard Name Identifier (ISO 27729), prefixed with ''.
Search Syntax: EQUALITY caseExactMatch
Controlled Vocabulary: not applicable
Source: If present in ORCID feed ⇒ '' + ORCID value.

Directory-specific details

LDAP eduPersonOrcid attribute properties that are dependent on directory branch or object class configuration
  Enterprise Directory
People Branch
White Pages Directory
People Branch
Directory URL:
Object Class: eduPerson eduPerson
Required: no no
Indexing: none none
Access: Access to Enterprise Directory restricted. If tamuEduSuppress is set to administrative or name, nonauthenticated (anonymous) users have no access.
Otherwise, nonauthenticated users have read access.
(White Pages Directory supports anonymous binds only.)
Usage: association of account holder with published works association of account holder with published works