ORCID is a registry of researchers and scholars and their unique numerical identifiers. Its purpose is to distinguish scholars from one another (regardless of name variants) and provide those scholars with a means of linking to and sharing their research with others, including journal articles, data sets, multimedia projects, books, conference papers, funding sources, and patents. ORCID's goal is to provide one central service which eliminates a scholars' need to enter and re-enter the same data and information in different systems.
Register and Link
- Navigate to https://orcid.org/ and click “SIGN IN”.
- Click "Register"
- Fill out the required information. Note: It is highly recommended to link an additional e-mail to your ORCID account to avoid losing account access. none
- Check your email to complete the registration by verifying your address.
Link to UTDallas
- Navigate to https://orcid.org/ and click “SIGN IN”
- Click the “Institutional account” option. Search for the University of Texas at Dallas and click continue.
- A UTDallas prompt will appear; sign-in using your NetID and password. Your account is now linked!
Link your UTD account by signing-in with the e-mail associated with your pre-existing ORCID account. none THIS IS WHAT I HAVE TO VERIFY WITH DANNY'ACCOUNT. What happens after SSO IS LINK WHEN YOU ALREADY HAVE AN ACCOUNT. Click the “Institutional account” option. Search for the University of Texas at Dallas and click continue. Note about "Register and personal sign in"
Set Up Account Details
- Add Employment
- Add Education
- Link Funding
- Use ÜberWizard to import “your awarded grants from funders around the world, all in one easy-to-use wizard provided by ÜberResearch. ÜberResearch's integrated, continuously-updated data includes grants from funding organizations worldwide such as the NIH and NSF in the United States, the UK Research Councils and Wellcome Trust in the UK, the Austrian Research Council, and over fifty others.”
Manually add research funding from other agencies and companies not covered by ÜberWizard. Be aware that some agencies and companies may not want their external funding disclosed. none
- Link Works (Publications)
ORCID keeps track of a user’s publications. This enables UT Dallas to have a list of current publications displayed on various webpages. Select and link databases that are best aligned with your field of research. General databases to link to are ResearchID and Scopus. none
Linking ORCID to Scopus
ORCID will use your name to pull up possible matches in Scopus. Scopus will walk you through 6 steps to ensure that the correct author name is matched to the correct publications.