Bug 5554 - create soft links between author information and user roles
create soft links between author information and user roles
Status: NEW
Product: OJS
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Framework
2.x
PC Mac OS X 10.4
: P5 enhancement
Assigned To: PKP Support
Depends on:
Blocks: 5329 5330
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Reported: 2010-07-07 09:49 PDT by James MacGregor
Modified: 2010-07-21 10:38 PDT (History)
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Also Affects: OCS 2.3.2, OMP 1.0


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Description James MacGregor 2010-07-07 09:49:44 PDT
As per http://pkp.sfu.ca/support/forum/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=6309&p=24234#p24234: 

Create "soft links" between author information and user roles, so that:

1. submitting authors can look up authors already in the system and not have to manually enter their metadata (ideally in some sort of jQueryified smart dropdown);
2. metadata inconsistencies are caught and flagged, reducing author record duplicates. 

Somewhat a dupe of Bug 4653?
Comment 1 James MacGregor 2010-07-07 09:51:06 PDT
Also note that this work could eventually include ORCID support (http://www.orcid.org/) depending on where/how they go.
Comment 2 Alec Smecher 2010-07-21 10:38:40 PDT
Deferring.