Wikipedia:VIAF/errors

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Please list here any errors discovered in the matching between VIAF identities and Wikipedia pages. They will be reported back to VIAF and fixed in their records - hopefully this will prevent the same identifiers being accidentally matched again. If you notice technical issues with the bot (eg. template placed at wrong position), please report them at User talk:VIAFbot. Thanks for your feedback.

See also VIAF errors in Wikidata.

Identified on Wikipedia[edit]

Wikipedia article is not the same as the VIAF identity[edit]

These can be fixed at Wikidata

Two or more VIAF identities for the same article[edit]

These need to be merged by the VIAF organization
Some libraries OCLC 17840825 and LC Authorities [2] evidently believe the former to be a late 20c math or physics expert and co-author with Kip Thorne of Gravitational Radiation, 1988. Do you mean that Kip Thorne was then "William R. Kenan, Jr., Professor of Theoretical Physics" at Cal Tech? --P64 (talk) 17:56, 12 June 2015 (UTC)
Yes, see Thorne's CV Vycl1994 (talk) 16:30, 13 June 2015 (UTC)

VIAF merges different identities (into one cluster)[edit]