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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 :

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 <> (Distinction, Invited position, Membership, Qualification, Service) to capture other types of relationships between researchers and their

HTTP/1.1 400 Bad Request

Thu, 25 Oct 2018 - 09:55 UTC
Hi, I am facing issue while updating record using put-code method the xml code as i provided below.


Thu, 18 Oct 2018 - 13:33 UTC
Hi, Some of the external id's don't have relationship. Is this possible? Regards // L. P.

CSL-JSON for /works

Thu, 11 Oct 2018 - 19:39 UTC
The ORCID API already supports CSL-JSON with the response content type application/vnd.citationstyles.csl+json for an individual work with a putcode, see!/Public_API_v2.0/viewWork . However, the same response content type is not supported for the list of all works

Use of ORCID when submitting an article

Fri, 05 Oct 2018 - 19:00 UTC
Hey guys, I need help regarding the use of ORCID when submitting an article. As a corresponding author I am not able to associate the coauthors ORCIDs during the process, and it prevents me from finishing the submission. They must link their ORCID to the journal previously? Regards Lucio

Modifying ORCID profile on behalf of user

Tue, 02 Oct 2018 - 20:48 UTC
Hi, We'd like to offer the option for our users to integrate the information from their ORCID records into their Zotero user profile to avoid maintaining yet another profile. Authenticating users and pulling their data from the ORCID API is no problem, but we'd like to provide as streamlined a

How to read 100 works record for single call?

Fri, 28 Sep 2018 - 01:35 UTC
Hi, I checked there is a limitation of getting only 50 works for a single call, but is there a way to get more than 50 work records in a single call or atleast record count. Please share.. Thanks, Param.

Multiple orcid Id record for testing

Fri, 28 Sep 2018 - 01:30 UTC
Hi Currently we have only one orcid account and using that for testing. Is there a way to create multiple orcidID and access tokens for testing?.. Something like dummy account. Thanks, Param

How to get Work-category from api

Wed, 26 Sep 2018 - 05:18 UTC
I am using 2 APIs /v2.1/{orcid} /works /v2.1/{orcid} /works /{putcode } I am getting all the metadata for work.But i couldn't get work-category. Is there a way to get it?Please help... Regards, Param

Required to call two API to get all metadata of Work. Can it be done by calling one time only?

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 - 06:24 UTC
I am developing API for my work. I use this api method GET /v2.1/{orcid}/works first to find out putCode of each individual Work. This call does not have all


Thu, 20 Sep 2018 - 03:42 UTC
I found an old announcement in this group that external-id-relationship was now mandatory since the 2.0 specification. But when I look at the 2.1 and 3.0_rc schema, it is still listed as optional.

TLS and .net <4.6

Wed, 12 Sep 2018 - 16:16 UTC
We've had a couple of reports from .net using members that they're having trouble connecting to If you're seeing this issue, we believe that moving to TLS1.2 will fix the issue. Older versions of .net do not support TLS1.2 out of the box and require configuration

how to get the works information using the api

Tue, 11 Sep 2018 - 12:06 UTC
I am developer working on my client website and display data on the website using this api. I was wondering why I am not getting json information. I was told to use but getting CORS policy: No 'Access-Control-Allow-Origin' header is present

PIDapalooza 2019

Thu, 06 Sep 2018 - 19:50 UTC
Hi everyone, in case you don't already know the next PIDapalooza will be held on January 23-24, 2019, in Dublin, Ireland. The call for papers <> is open now through September 21 and we welcome your suggestions