AuthorClaim: a project by the Open Library Society, Inc.


AutherClaim is a place where people can claim to be the authors of documents. The service lives at


In many circumstances in scholarly communication, it is useful to know who the author of a document is. On modern systems, typically only a variant of the authors' names are recorded. Each author has multiple name variations and multiple authors maybe recorded with the same name variation.
AuthorClaim provides a service where authors can register, leave personal data such as their names, affilations and homepage URL. Then the can claim to be the author of document described in some contributing bibliographic databases.


The site generates machine-processable author profiles. They are at

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