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Integration with ORCID

Tue, 05 Feb 2019 - 07:43 UTC
Hi, how can I get the other information required in my internal application, since these fields are missing in ORCID application? Is there a way to add custom fields for the work form? thanks,

External Identifiers - Optional in UI, Mandatory in API

Fri, 01 Feb 2019 - 04:59 UTC
We're trying to come up with some words to help our researchers understand why they can enter in a publication without an external identifier manually from the UI, but when we will be uploading on their behalf we are required to have an external identifier. As it stands a significant chunk of


Sun, 20 Jan 2019 - 07:04 UTC
401 Unauthorized: The client application is not authorized for this ORCID record. Full validation error: The client application is forbidden to perform the action why this error is coming?

Is it a related to 'Member API' and 'ORCID Membership subscription'?

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 - 08:21 UTC
Hi. I have a question. If I want use ORCID Member API(for product), I or we organization must join to ORCID Membership? Or is it enough to my product get certified from ORCID? Thanks.

Turning off version 1.2 in ORCID Member API today

Tue, 08 Jan 2019 - 17:13 UTC
We are turning off version 1.2 in the ORCID member API today. Please see the link below for the original news item. https://orcid.org/blog/2018/03/19/API-1-2-sunset-date This should not affect anyone, as we have been working with members over the past few months to ensure everyone has migrated

index-authority error (Orcid configuration on Dspace 6.0)

Thu, 03 Jan 2019 - 13:53 UTC
I am facing issue after configuring the orcid settings on my dspace server. my dspace server has the 25000 record's. I have configured orcid settings on our dspace server as given below link. https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/DSDOC5x/ORCID+Integration When I starts below step: Importing

I have a strange ORCID

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 - 11:06 UTC
I have recently joined the ORCID but they gave me a code ending with X which I feel unusuall and I want to send it to a journal , should I proceede or not ? My Id is : https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7574-320X

filter works by source-name

Mon, 12 Nov 2018 - 23:49 UTC
Hello, We've been using ORCID API to sync all of our author's publications upstream. The process basically consists in: 1. downloading all of the author's pubs. 2. filter out those that hasn't been create by us (using source.source-name.value). 3. map our internal pubs uids (available as an

Access Token Format

Tue, 06 Nov 2018 - 01:45 UTC
At the moment our repository for storing ORCID information can only store strings in all uppercase (don't ask). I'm trying to find out if the access token will always be lowercase alpha-numeric (so that we can safely convert), or if there is a chance that it could contain mixed case characters?

New affiliation sections and research-resources

Fri, 02 Nov 2018 - 16:08 UTC
We’ve added new sections to the ORCID record. The new affiliation sections < https://orcid.org/blog/2018/10/09/new-feature-alert-upgraded-affiliation-types> (Distinction, Invited position, Membership, Qualification, Service) to capture other types of relationships between researchers and their