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ORCID at Purdue

Learn about the benefits of creating an ORCID iD, how to register, and how to add to your ORCID record.

Getting Started with ORCID iD

To begin, register for your ORCID iD using your Purdue email address.

Tip: Link your ORCID Profile to Purdue by selecting "Access through your institution" when you sign in. This way, you can login using your Purdue Career Account.

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Once you've created your ORCID iD, you can easily add your scholarly works and research to your ORCID record. There are a few ways to add works to your ORCID record:

  • Link your works from another system (recommended)
  • Import a BibTeX file of your works
  • Manually type in information about your works (least preferred)

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Link from Another System

  • To link works from another system, choose Search & link from the Add menu in the works portion of your record.
  • Select a system from the list.
  • You'll be asked to authorize the system, then identify the works in the system that are yours and that you would like transferred to your record.

For more information, see Import works from other systems from the ORCID Knowledge Base.

Import BibTeX File

  • To import a BibTex file, choose Add BibTex from the Add menu in the works portion of your record.
  • Click Choose BibTeX file to import to open the file menu, then select the BibTeX (.bib) file you want to import.
  • The publications from the file will appear in a list. Select those works which you would like to import, then click Import work to your record at the bottom of the page to import the selected works.

For more information, see Importing works from BibTeX file from the ORCID Knowledge Base.

Manually Type Info

  • To manually add in work, choose Add manually from the Add menu in the works portion of your record.
  • A box will appear allowing you to complete a manual citation.

See Add works manually from the ORCID Knowledge Base for more information.

Include your ORCID iD on your website, when you submit publications, apply for grants, and in any research workflow to ensure you get credit for your work.