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Validate Affiliation

Keywords: engage, discover

Activity Definition(s)

Validate an individual's or a group's assertions of affiliation

  • Collect assertions of identity and affiliation from individual/group
  • Authenticate identity of individual/group at trusted authentication provider
  • Validate assertions of affiliation with trusted affiliation validation provider

    Scholars' Stories (scenarios)

  • LINKS to Scholars' Stories

    Tools (examples)

    Optional: examples of tools that perform some part or all of the defined activity, ideally with links to relevant project or vendor web sites

    Tool name

    What it does

    Relevant links

    Related Collections/Content (examples)

    Optional: examples of collections / digital content / digital resources that could be involved in part or all of the defined activity, with links to relevant repository or site where available

    Collection/content name

    Collection/content description

    Relevant links













    Applicable Standards or Standards Bodies

    Optional: examples of standards or standards-bodies applicable to the defined activity

    Standard name / body

    What it governs/regulates/standardizes - What it's for

    Relevant links


    open standard for identification validation


    open standard for sharing social graph

    Facebook Connect

    proprietary standard for sharing social graph


    identity management across institutions

    Open Knowledge Initiative

    defines open service interfaces for a range of services including Authentication

    Notes, comments, related activities, concerns

  • Optional: catch-all for additional information relevant to this activity's definition

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