Knowledge Base

  1. ORIENTATION 

    1. Introduction to the ORCID API
    2. Getting connected to the ORCID Registry
    3. Register a Client Application
    4. Structure of the ORCID Identifier
  2. AUTHENTICATION 

    1. Obtaining Access Tokens
    2. ORCID Scopes
    3. Tokens Through 3-legged OAuth Authorization
    4. Tokens Through Client Credential Authorization
  3. REST API 

    1. Explore the API with Tools and Consoles
    2. ORCID API Guide
    3. The ORCID Query API
    4. The Tier 2 OAuth Process in cURL
    5. POST oauth/token
  4. Website User 

    1. Create an iD: Website User
    2. Get your iD: Website User
    3. Add information: Website User
    4. Import Works: Website User
    5. Connection to other sites: Website User
  5. Integration Manager 

    1. Create an iD: Integration Manager
    2. Get an iD: Integration Manager
    3. Get information: Integration Manager
    4. Add Works: Integration Manager
    5. Add External ID: Integration Manager
  6. Technical Developer 

    1. Create an iD: Technical Developer
    2. Get an iD: Technical Developer
    3. Get information: Technical Developer
    4. Add Works: Technical Developer
    5. Add External IDs: Technical Developer
  7. API Appendix 

    1. API FAQ
    2. API Error Codes
    3. Organizations in ORCID (Ringgold Identifiers)
    4. Example communications when creating ORCID records
  8. API Tutorials 

    1. Tutorial: Create a new record using cURL
    2. Tutorial: Create a new record with Google's OAuth Playground
    3. Tutorial: Retrieve an ORCID iD with cURL
    4. Tutorial: Retrieve data from an ORCID record with cURL
    5. Tutorial: Add Works with cURL
  9. ORCID XML 

    1. XML for orcid-bio
    2. XML for orcid-works
    3. XML for affiliations
    4. XML for funding
    5. XML for creating iDs
  10. Data Structures and Lists 

    1. ORCID Data Structures and Lists
    2. Anatomy of a Citation
    3. Anatomy of a Contributor
    4. Supported Work Types
    5. Supported Work Identifiers
  11. Frequently Asked Questions 

    1. Security Update: Heartbleed Bug
    2. Where does information in the ORCID Registry come from?
    3. What is the relationship between ISNI and ORCID?
    4. How are new features decided?
    5. How do you keep the ORCID Registry secure?
  12. All articles 

    1. About Me
    2. About the ORCID Sandbox
    3. Account Settings & Manage Permissions
    4. Add Education & Employment: Website User
    5. Add External ID: Integration Manager

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