All articles ← Knowledge Base Access a record as a trusted individual Account settings Add a trusted individual to your ORCID record Add funding to your ORCID record Add links to other websites on your ORCID record Add personal information to your ORCID record Add works to your ORCID record Add your education & employment data to your ORCID record An ORCID identifier is a really long number. How do I remember it? How can I be sure I don’t make a mistake entering it? Can data on an ORCID record be entirely private? Can I create ORCID records for my researchers using the API? Can ORCID send a technician to help us with our implementation? Can someone else create an ORCID iD for me? Can we data-mine abstract or full text information through the ORCID API? Deactivating an ORCID account Different ways to sign into ORCID Different ways to sign into your ORCID Record Do I have to receive auto-updates to my record? Do I need to keep my ORCID record up to date? Do researchers need to pay to use ORCID? Does ORCID assure the identity of a user? How can we know a record holder is who they say they are? Does ORCID provide metrics, a reporting interface, or a collaboration portal? Does ORCID use my data to support advertising services? Does the API have an admin page? Getting started with your ORCID Record Granting access to third-party organizations How are new features decided? How are organizations identified in ORCID? How can I find out when a researcher edits their record? How do I access ORCID Registry information? What information is available to the community? How do I become an ORCID Member? Are there fees involved? How do I change the display language and the language of the messages I receive from ORCID? How do I get my organization listed as a “Trusted Party” on a researcher’s ORCID Record? How do I get my system added to the ORCID Search & Link Wizard list? How do I get the public data file? How do I or how does my organization get involved with ORCID? How do I stay in touch with the latest developments? How do redirect URIs work? How do you check for duplicate ORCID records? How do you keep the ORCID Registry secure? How does ORCID handle privacy? How long do access tokens last? Can I get one that doesn’t expire? How often does ORCID hold community outreach meetings? How will I be notified of changes and updates to the API and schema? I already have a public profile in another system, how is ORCID any different? If a researcher already has a work with the same DOI as a work I add, will it be duplicated? If a researcher runs an import from my system twice, will the works be duplicated in their ORCID record? Import and export works with BibTeX Is ORCID a commercial operation? Is ORCID run by publishers? How is ORCID governed? Is ORCID interoperable with national, institutional, and other identity systems? Is the Sandbox different from the Production Registry? Is there a fee to register for an ORCID iD? Do I need to be a member to register? Link works to your ORCID record from another system Linking to Websites Manually add works to your ORCID record Merging duplicate ORCID iDs Methods to Generate an Access Token for Testing Names in the ORCID Registry Notifications and the ORCID inbox Number of ORCID iDs ORCID visibility settings Overview of your ORCID record Register a member API client application Register a public API client application Register your ORCID iD Security Update: Heartbleed Bug Structure of the ORCID Identifier Supported Browsers and Plugins Thanks for trying the demo button! Trusted organizations TWG: API Working Group (defunct) TWG: Launch Partners Beta Group (defunct) TWG: Launch working group (defunct) TWG: Multiple Assertions Working Group (defunct) TWG: Registry Stability Working Group (defunct) TWG: Works Metadata Working Group (defunct) What are auto-updates? What are ORCID's data security policies? What are the ORCID Principles? What can I do if I have concerns about data in the Registry? What citation format do you prefer? What does "ORCID" stand for? What does this error code mean? What format can I export records in? Can I get them in a CVS or XLS spreadsheet? What if the researcher already has an ORCID record and registers a new one? What information does ORCID store? Does ORCID store papers? Can I attach datasets and papers to my record? What information is required when adding a work? What information should I add about work contributors? What is an API? What is OAuth? What is an integration? What is my ORCID iD? What is ORCID, Inc.? What is the organizational structure of ORCID, Inc.? What is the relationship between ISNI and ORCID? What is the relationship between the ORCID Initiative and ORCID, Inc.? What is your data model? What schema does ORCID use? What technology powers ORCID? What version of the schema should I use? What's the difference between the Public and Member APIs? Where does information in the ORCID Registry come from? Where is ORCID located? Who controls the ORCID record? Who has access to my ORCID record? Who may send a message to my ORCID Inbox to request permission to auto-update my ORCID record? Why am I not receiving messages from the Sandbox? Why aren’t ORCID records complete? Who curates ORCID records? Can ORCID de-duplicate my author database? Why do organizations use ORCID records? Why don't I see email addresses in the ORCID records I access? Why isn’t there more metadata in the ORCID record? Do you support Dublin Core? Why should I verify my email address?