OrgUnit

Description:Organisation Unit: an organisation, a unit therein, a committee or any other group of people that has a collective goal. Organisation Units are not necessarily formalized as legal entities. In the research information domain Organisation Units typically represents: (1) organisations that perform research (universities, research institutes, corporations) and their subdivisions (faculties, schools, departments, research groups) and other associated bodies (boards, advisory bodies); (2) organisations that fund research (funders, their divisions and evaluation panels); (3) scientific associations and networks; (4) publishers, facility operators and other service providers in the research space; (5) authorities, such as patent offices and standardization or supervision bodies; and (6) other bodies: editorial boards, evaluation panels, or committees of all kinds.
Examples:openaire_cerif_xml_example_orgunits.xml
Representation:XML element OrgUnit; the rest of this section documents children of this element
CERIF:the OrganisationUnit entity (https://w3id.org/cerif/model#OrganisationUnit)

Internal Identifier

Use:mandatory (1)
Representation:XML attribute id
CERIF:the OrganisationUnitIdentifier attribute (https://w3id.org/cerif/model#OrganisationUnit.OrganisationUnitIdentifier)

Type

Description:The type of the organisation unit
Use:optional, possibly multiple (0..*)
Representation:XML element Type containing the classification identifier and having a scheme attribute to specify the classification scheme identifier
CERIF:the OrganisationUnit_Classification (https://w3id.org/cerif/model#OrganisationUnit_Classification)

Acronym

Description:The acronym of the organisation unit
Use:optional (0..1)
Representation:XML element Acronym
CERIF:the OrganisationUnit.Acronym attribute (https://w3id.org/cerif/model#OrganisationUnit.Acronym)

Name

Description:The name of the organisation unit
Use:optional, possibly multiple (0..*)
Representation:XML element Name as a multilingual string
CERIF:the OrganisationUnit.Name attribute (https://w3id.org/cerif/model#OrganisationUnit.Name)

Identifier

Description:An identifier of the organisation unit
Use:optional, possibly multiple (0..*)
Representation:XML element Identifier with mandatory type attribute
CERIF:the FederatedIdentifier entity (https://w3id.org/cerif/model#FederatedIdentifier)

ElectronicAddress

Description:An electronic address associated with the organisation unit
Use:optional, possibly multiple (0..*)
Representation:XML element ElectronicAddress
CERIF:the ElectronicAddress entity (https://w3id.org/cerif/model#ElectronicAddress) and the corresponding link (https://w3id.org/cerif/model#OrganisationUnit_ElectronicAddress)

PartOf

Description:Chain up to the larger unit that encompasses this unit
Use:optional (0..1)
Representation:XML element PartOf with embedded XML element OrgUnit
CERIF:the OrganisationUnit_OrganisationUnit linking entity (https://w3id.org/cerif/model#OrganisationUnit_OrganisationUnit) with the https://w3id.org/cerif/vocab/Inter-­OrganisationRelations#Part semantics (direction :1)