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Research Impact Library Guide: ORCID & other Research ID's

The guide covers ways you can measure your impact as a researcher.

Set up your ORCID iD

 

Step 1. To register for ORCID account go to https://orcid.org/ and select 'Register for an Account' option

ORCID HOME PAGE

 

Step 2. Complete the registration form

Snippet of form to fill in order to have ORCID

 

Step 3. See if the registered details are correct 

 

Step 4. Account creation will be confirmed

 

Step 5. Use the plus (+) sign to add content to a desired biography section

 

Step 6. To edit fields click on the pen icon 

Step 7. Verify your email address. You will receive a verification email.

Step 10. Manage content visibility using, visibility icons (everyone, trusted parties or only me)

 

To link your ORCID iD to University of Cape Town (UCT), follow the instructions below:

  • Open sign in button from ORCID webpage,
  • Select 'Institutional Account' option,

 

  • Pick University of Cape Town and 'Continue'

 

  • Sign in using your UCT user credentials

 

  • By signing in using your ORCID, you have linked your ORCID iD with UCT.

 

  • Once you have linked, you will be able to directly access your ORCID account using your institutional credentials through the 'Institutional Account'.

 

From Scopus

Step 1: Use one of the options to add your publications to your ORCID account

Step 2: Add your research outputs by searching from various links

Step 3: Authorize your activity

Step 4: Select outputs with appropriate author name and affiliations

 

Step 5: Select the preferred profile name

Step 6: Review your authored publications and search for missing documents

 

Step 7: Review the Scopus profile

 

Step 8. Complete by sending your publications to ORCID

 

From CrossRef

 

For one-on-one help contact your subject librarian.

 

  Find Frequently Asked Questions about ORCID.

 

Video playing button See helpful short videos on ORCID.

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