WHAT IS ORCID?
ORCID (Open Researcher and Contribution ID) is a 16- dígit code which allows identifying the scientific production of a particular author.
It aims to end with the problem of ambiguities and duplicates in assigning authorship to scientific productions, whether that be because of similar names, or changes in the signature of one same author throughout his/her career.
WHY SHOULD I OBTAIN IT?
- To have an unmistakable identifier of your scientific production.
- Key element with which to link the research activities of one same author found in EINA through the research portal of Catalonia (Portal de Recerca de Catalunya).
- Because ORCID is an independent, not-for-profit organisation.
- For its synchronisation with several bibliographical databases such as CrossRef, Europe PubMed Central, Web of Knowledge and SCOPUS.
HOW CAN I APPLY?
Obtaining an ORCID code is free and takes less than a minute. You only need to follow these steps:
- Go to the ORCID link http://orcid.org/
Click on the register button on the upper menu
Fill in the form (we recommend you enter with your institutional e-mail address)
Confirm your registration.
You will receive an e-mail from ORCID so that you can confirm your registration and where you will obtain your ORCID ID. The subject of the message will be:
[ORCID] Reminder to verify your email address
Register the ORCID code in EINA
Once you obtain your ORCID ID you must inform of this to the Research Database or send an e-mail to email@example.com in order for us to inform about it from the Data Management Unit of the Research Management Area.
HOW CAN I HAVE ACCESS TO EINA?
Once you are inside EINA you will have access to USER/ DADES PERSONALS:
You will see the identifying fields
Add the ORCID Id to the Orcid field. If you want, you can also include your Scopus Author Id and Researcher Id (more information)
Click on the Accept button at the bottom of the page to save the changes
If you have any doubts or questions please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call +34 93 581 4216.
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