The scholarly communications sector has built and adopted a series of openidentifier and metadata infrastructure systems to great success. Content identifiers (through Crossref and DataCite) and contributor identifiers (through ORCID) have become foundational infrastructure to the industry. But there still seems to be one piece of the infrastructure that is missing. There is as yet no open, stakeholder-governedinfrastructure for organizationidentifiers and associated metadata.
In order to understand this gap, Crossref, DataCite and ORCID have been collaborating to: