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EUR ORCID LibGuide: ORCID in databases

Multidisciplinary databases

In Scopus:

  • Your ORCID iD can be added to your Scopus Author Profile, use the Scopus – Elsevier Search & Link Wizard to create the link

In your ORCID record:

Use the Scopus - Elsevier Search & Link Wizard

  • to add your Scopus Author Profile to the list of Other IDs.
  • to add your publications in Scopus to the Works section in your ORCID records. 
    Please note: Scopus will not update your record with new publications!

In Web of Science:

  • Your ORCID iD is automatically added to publications with a DOI AND visibility setting ‘Everyone’ in your ORCID record. Web of Science uses the Public API to show the ORCID iD.
  • You can claim your Web of Science Researcher Profile and link it to your ORCID iD. Your ORCID iD is shown on your Researcher Profile page. 

In your ORCID record:

  • By using the ORCID syncing option, you can add publications that are indexed in Web of Science, and that can't be added to your ORCID record in another way (for example because they don't have a DOI, for example meeting abstracts and book reviews). 
  • Your ResearcherID (the author identifier used by Web of Science) will be added to the 'Other IDs' section of your ORCID record.

In Altmetric Explorer:

  • In the Advanced Search you can use your ORCID iD to find the online attention for your publications. Altmetric Explorer uses ORCID's public API to create the link.

In Dimensions:

  • Dimensions uses ORCID to aid researcher disambiguation. On the Dimensions profiles Dimensions displays a link to your ORCID record and information from the Biography, Employment and Education sections (with visibility setting 'public'). Please note: the information in the Works section of your ORCID record is not used by Dimensions to add publications to your profile in Dimensions.
  • You can use Dimensions to add publications to your ORCID record: 
    • Register for an account in Dimensions or log in 
    • Click your name in the upper right corner and open ORCID information
    • Click 'Connect with ORCID' and grant Dimensions permission to update your ORCID record.
    • Next to the publications in Dimensions you will now see a 'Add to ORCID' link. Click that link to claim a publication. 

In your ORCID record:

  • You can add a link to your Dimensions profile in the Websites & Social Links section.
    • Use the Researcher filter to find your publications and click View Profile under your name. ​​

Economics / Business Management

In your ORCID record:

  • You can add the URL of your RePEc Author profile to the Websites & Social Links section.

In SSRN: 

  • You can add your ORCID iD to your SSRN profile:
    • Sign in in SSRN
    • Click your initials in the right upper corner
    • Click My Account
    • Click Connect to my ORCID record
    • Sign in to your ORCID iD
    • Authorize access for SSRN eLibrary to get your ORCID iD

In your ORCID record:

  • You can add the URL of your SSRN account in the Websites & Social Links section.
  • Publications in SSRN can be added to the Works section via the Search & Link wizard of Crossref Metadata Search – search by the DOI given by SSRN.

In CEPR

  • ORCID iDs are not shown on the researcher pages

In your ORCID record:

  • You can add the URL of your CEPR research page in the Websites & Social Links section.
  • A Discussion Paper can only be added manually to the Works section of the ORCID record:
    • Use Publication as the Work category and Working Paper as the Work type
    • Enter the URL of the Discussion Paper and choose URI as the Identifier type 

In NBER:

  • ORCID iDs are not shown on the researcher profile pages

In your ORCID record:

  • You can add the URL of your NBER profile page in the Websites & Social Links section.
  • NBER working papers can be added to the Works section via the Search & Link wizard of Crossref Metadata Search – search by the DOI given by NBER.

ESHCC

In SAGE Journals:

  • An ORCID iD button is shown behind the name of the author in the PDF of the article and on the Article page.

In your ORCID record:

  • Articles published in journals indexed in Scopus can be added to the Works section via Search & Link Wizard of Scopus - Elsevier.
  • Articles not indexed in Scopus can be added to the Works section via the Search & Link Wizard of Crossref Metadata Search, via the DOI or the title.

When publishing in a SAGE journal: 

  • Include your ORCID iD when you submit a manuscript to SAGE - link your ORCID iD to your account in the submission platforms used by SAGE.
  • Authorize CrossRef to auto-update your ORCID record to make sure the article published with SAGE is added to your record. 

When reviewing for a SAGE journal:

  • SAGE has partnered with Publons. For so-called 'integrated journals' you can opt-in to receive recognition on Publons. Your Publons profile can be linked to your ORCID iD - your peer review activities will become visible in the Peer Review section of your ORCID record. 

In SpringerLink:

  • A link to the ORCID record is shown when clicking the name of the author on the article page.
  • An ORCID iD button is shown behind the name of the author in the PDF of the article.

In your ORCID record:

  • Articles published in journals indexed in Scopus can be added to the Works section via Search & Link Wizard of Scopus - Elsevier.
  • Articles not indexed in Scopus can be added to the Works section via the Search & Link Wizard of Crossref Metadata Search, via the DOI or the title.
  • Books and book chapters can be added to the Works section via the Search & Link Wizard of Crossref Metadata Search, via the DOI or the title. 

When publishing in a Springer journal or book or Palgrave book

  • Include your ORCID iD when you submit a manuscript to Springer - link your ORCID iD to your account in the submission platforms used by Springer and Palgrave
  • Authorize CrossRef to auto-update your ORCID record to make sure the article or book published with Springer or Palgrave is added to your record. 

When reviewing for a Springer journal:

  • Springer will ask you if they can update your ORCID record with the review. This will be added to the Peer Review section in your ORCID record. 

In Taylor & Francis Online:

  • An ORCID iD button is shown behind the name of the author in the PDF of the article and on the 'Full Article' page.
  • You can use ORCID to search in Taylor & Francis Online.

In your ORCID record:

  • Articles published in journals indexed in Scopus can be added to the Works section via Search & Link Wizard of Scopus - Elsevier.
  • Articles not indexed in Scopus can be added to the Works section via the Search & Link Wizard of Crossref Metadata Search, via the DOI or the title.

When publishing in a Taylor & Francis or Routledge journal: 

  • Include your ORCID iD when you submit a manuscript to Taylor & Francis or Routledge - link your ORCID iD to your account in the submission platforms used by Taylor & Francis.
  • Authorize CrossRef to auto-update your ORCID record to make sure the article published with Taylor & Francis or Routledge is added to your record. 

When reviewing for a Taylor & Francis journal:

  • Taylor & Francis has partnered with Web of Science, to recognize peer reviewers. Your Web of Science Researcher Profile can be linked to your ORCID iD - your peer review activities will become visible in the Peer Review section of your ORCID record. 

In Wiley Online Library:

  • A link to the ORCID record is shown when clicking the name of the author on the article page.
  • An ORCID iD button is shown behind the name of the author in the PDF.

In your ORCID record:

  • Articles published in journals indexed in Scopus can be added to the Works section via Search & Link Wizard of Scopus - Elsevier.
  • Articles not indexed in Scopus can be added to the Works section via the Search & Link Wizard of Crossref Metadata Search, via the DOI or the title.

When publishing in a Wiley journal: 

  • Include your ORCID iD when you submit a manuscript to Wiley - link your ORCID iD to your account in the submission platforms used by Wiley.
  • Authorize CrossRef to auto-update your ORCID record to make sure the article published with Wiley is added to your record. 

When reviewing for a Wiley journal:

  • Wiley has partnered with Publons. Your Publons profile can be linked to your ORCID iD - your peer review activities will become visible in the Peer Review section of your ORCID record. 

Law

In HeinOnline:

  • You can connect your ORCID iD to your author profile page in HeinOnline, you can find more information here.
  • Authorize HeinOnline
  • Make sure your email address is verified to ORCID. You can check this in your Account Settings in ORCID, under Email and notification preferences.
  • Click the button Send works to ORCID underneath your ORCID iD. 
  • Mark your publications in HeinOnline and click Submit.
  • Your ORCID record will be displayed on your HeinOnline author profile page. The works in HeinOnline are visible in the tab HeinOnline Works, the rest of your ORCID record will appear in the tab ORCID Record.
  • You can repeat clicking the Send works to ORCID button when new publications are added to HeinOnline.

In your ORCID record:

  • Articles published with a DOI can be added to the Works section via the Search & Link wizard of Crossref Metadata Search.

Medicine

In Embase: 

  • In the Quick Search you can select the search field ORCID to search for a particular ORCID iD. You can also use the field code 'oc': use 'xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx'/oc for an exact search. 
  • In the Record Details, the ORCID iD(s) are shown at the bottom of the screen, behind 'Authors' ORCIDs'.
  • Embase provides no documentation about the source of the ORCID iDs they have in their metadata. It looks like the ORCID iDs which are part of the metadata supplied by Crossref are used. 

In PubMed:

  • You can use the search field 'Author - Identifier' to search for an ORCID iD. This field is also used for other author identifiers, like ISNI and VIAF. You can also enter xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx[auid] in the search box.
  • You can see the ORCID iDs linked to a publication by selecting 'PubMed' as the display option. When available, the ORCID iD is in the AUID field per author. The organization authority that established the identifier, in this case ORCID, is included. 
  • PubMed adds ORCID iDs available in the metadata of the publications.
  • You can use your ORCID credentials to login in your My NCBI account (or to create one) - with this account you can save searches, create alerts or save search settings. To use ORCID as a 3rd party to sign in, you need to authorize 'National Center for Biotechnology Information'.

In your ORCID record:

  • With the Europe PubMed Central Search & Link Wizard you can add publications indexed in PubMed to your ORCID record. See this box for more information. 
  • Europe PubMed Central will create a profile (https://europepmc.org/authors/xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx), with information about the publications in Europe PMC and the citations received. This can be added to the Websites & Social Links section in your ORCID record.
  • In the Works section of your ORCID record, you can use the option Add PubMed ID to add publications from PubMed to your ORCID record.

Philosophy

In PhilPapers:

  • You can add your ORCID iD to your PhilPeople profile. 
    • Login to your account and open your profile.
    • In the column on the left, click Add your orcid.
    • You have to enter your ORCID iD manually. 
    • In your PhilPeople profile, a link is created to your ORCID record.
    • Please note: you only add your ID, no data is transferred to ORCID or to PhilPeople. 

In your ORCID record:

  • You can add the URL of your PhilPeople profile to the Websites & Social Links section.

Psychology

In APA PsycINFO (via OVID):

  • The ORCID iDs are shown in the field Author ID, visible in the Complete Reference. APA uses the ORCID API to harvest these ORCID iDs.
  • In theory it's possible to search for ORCID iDs in APA PsycINFO (via the field Author ID), but the format used is too complicated to do this is an easy way. 

In PubMed:

  • You can use the search field 'Author - Identifier' to search for an ORCID iD. This field is also used for other author identifiers, like ISNI and VIAF. You can also enter xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx[auid] in the search box.
  • You can see the ORCID iDs linked to a publication by selecting 'PubMed' as the display option. When available, the ORCID iD is in the AUID field per author. The organization authority that established the identifier, in this case ORCID, is included. 
  • PubMed adds ORCID iDs available in the metadata of the publications.
  • You can use your ORCID credentials to login in your My NCBI account (or to create one) - with this account you can save searches, create alerts or save search settings. To use ORCID as a 3rd party to sign in, you need to authorize 'National Center for Biotechnology Information'.

In your ORCID record:

  • With the Europe PubMed Central Search & Link Wizard you can add publications indexed in PubMed to your ORCID record. See this box for more information. 
  • Europe PubMed Central will create a profile (https://europepmc.org/authors/xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx), with information about the publications in Europe PMC and the citations received. This can be added to the Websites & Social Links section in your ORCID record.
  • In the Works section of your ORCID record, you can use the option Add PubMed ID to add publications from PubMed to your ORCID record.

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