I've done a lot of work with VIAF, ORCID, etc in wikipedia and one of
the huge issues is with multiple clusters for the same person. The
wiki page for the list of VIAF errors is so long it no longer loads on
some of my browsers...
...let us be heard from red core to black sky
On Wed, 17 Apr 2019 at 01:57, Stefano Bargioni <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> the Library of the Pontificia Università della Santa Croce, Rome, has added AuthorityBox to the display of bibliographic records.
> AuthorityBox is an "accordion" composed by an infobox for each personal name related to the record.
> An extra infobox is for settings, help and about.
> Each infobox may contain:
> - information from the authority record
> - links to other resources available in the library, like the "Name Cloud"
> - links to external resources, like "WorldCat Identities" and Wikipedia pages
> - a picture from Wikidata
> - the permalink of the authority record (hidden by default, use settings to show)
> http://catalogo.pusc.it/bib/182859 (1 author)
> http://catalogo.pusc.it/bib/95161 (5 authors)
> http://catalogo.pusc.it/bib/88801 (10 authors)
> Some technicalities.
> AuthorityBox is based on VIAF id  and other data from MARC21 authority records, in compliance with RDA Cataloguing Guidelines .
> Links are composed, directly or indirectly, on the VIAF id or the authority id. For instance, the source of the picture is retrieved by the browser that accesses the SPARQL endpoint query.wikidata.org. For teachers of our University, without a page on Wikipedia, pictures are from a simple repository.
> The ILS is the open source Koha .
>  https://viaf.org
>  https://www.oclc.org/en/rda/about.html
>  https://koha-community.org