[EP-tech] Re: EPrints questions

Ian Stuart Ian.Stuart at ed.ac.uk
Fri Feb 22 14:13:02 GMT 2013

On 22/02/13 13:10, Andras Holl wrote:
> - Do You plan using ORCID identifiers for authors? Like a plus field
> (Family Name; Given Name / Initials; Email; ORCID) ?

Adding a field to the creators field is very simple*, and it will 
automagically appear in the interface..... but do you plan to DO 
anything with it, or just accept the string that people fill in?

[*] Edit cfg/cfg.d/eprint_fields.pl and add

    { name=>orcid,

to the definition of the creator (and editor/any other 
person-identification set you want, then rebuild the database with

    epadmin update_database_structure *repository_id*

.... and restart the server
(that's EP 3.2 - in EPrints 3.3 its epadmin update *repository_id*

Ian Stuart.
Developer: ORI, RJ-Broker, and OpenDepot.org
Bibliographics and Multimedia Service Delivery team,
The University of Edinburgh.


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