Add support for RIS-formatted citations
The site currently has support for BibTeX and human-readable formatted citation formats. Add the ability to enter citations in RIS format.
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AdminORCID (EMEA) (Admin, ORCID) commented
Currently EndNote doesn't have a way to connect to ORCID. The BibTeX files exported from EndNote aren't in standard BibTeX format (if you look at the EndNote site they call the export a "proprietary BibTeX format created for EndNote") which is why it can't be loaded into other systems, like ORCID.
There's two ways around this. You can create a free ResearcherID account http://www.researcherid.com/ and load your EndNote file in there, because ResearcherID is also a Thomson Reuters product it can load a EndNote BibTeX format file. Then, after you've loaded your works into ResearcherID you can import them into ORCID (instructions are at http://wokinfo.com/researcherid/integration/)
If you don't already have a ResearcherID, it may be quicker for you to add your works to ORCID from another one of our search and link wizards. These are listed when you log into your ORCID record if you go to Add Works then Search and Link. More about how to import your works this way, and the other search and link wizards available are at http://support.orcid.org/knowledgebase/articles/188278-import-works-website-user
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Nearly all journal websites have the facility to export files in .ris format. My bibliographic database software just does it. Like that. So the many references I've manually added, as well as those imported, can be exported very easily.
I have tried setting up the BibTex export from Endnote. I spent half an hour trying. It didn't work. I cannot afford to (?waste) more time, not knowing if I will have enough time to make it work.
Please add .ris import, so I can just select a list of references in Endnote, export them as a .ris file, and import them to ORCID.
Until you do... the references will not be added.
Anderson Santana commented
My institution (Universidade de Sao Paulo) is an ORCID Member and we really need a way to import data in RIS format in ORCID platform.
Please, think about it. To develop an exporter to BibTex will be a hard work, but we have a RIS exporter ready to be used.
Anderson de Santana
Universidade de Sao Paulo (Brazil)
AdminORCID (EMEA) (Admin, ORCID) commented
This iDea is still under consideration, since we've decided to prioritize the development of other features at the moment. In the meantime, you can export works into BibteX files or other systems which can create RIS citations.
ORCID is an open system, and we are always happy to receive contributions from the community. If you would like to get more involved in the development of this initiative please let us know!
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David W. Lawrence commented
Once the basic structure of importing tag-defined metadata (like RIS) is finished, it will be trivial to also allow ENW-tagged format metadata (native EndNote export format) to also be imported.
It would also be quite nice to allow the _export_ of ORCID lists in standard formats (BibTeX, ENW, MODS, RIS, etc.). Further, it would be great to have one's ORCID works listed in the page head in both unAPI and COinS formats for direct automated import into Citavi, Mendeley, Papers, Zotero, and others.