An example of the problem the party infrastructure was attempting to solve is demonstrated by the following examples of public information about Tim Flannery:
Flannery, Tim F. (Tim Fridtjof) (1956-)
He is also known as:
And he may also be known as:
He may have multiple author identifiers as a result of his publications:
The rise of academic social networking sites, such as ResearchGate and LinkedIn, has meant that researchers are increasingly being provided with avenues to disseminate their research outputs and to connect with other researchers in their field. However, while it may be a good idea to promote your online presence, care should be taken as to which online site is used for what purpose, and to know the difference between what a social networking site is compared to the humble open access repository.