Understanding the ORCID Registry


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The key to understanding the ORCID Registry is in understanding
>> The relationships between those who interact with the Registry
>> The ORCID Record and Account
>> ORCID's privacy model
>> How to access ORCID Records

This presentation describes these key components and provides some case studies as examples.

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Understanding the ORCID Registry

  1. 1. Understanding the ORCID iD!Registry Accessing ORCID Records The ORCID ORCID Privacy Personas The ORCID Account & Record The ORCID ID http://orcid.org/0000-0002-3843-3472 •  16-digit number •  Compatible with ISO 277729 standard •  Last character is a checksum (ISO/IEC 7064:2006, MOD 11,2) •  Expressed as an HTTP URI ORCID.org
  2. 2. iD!The ORCID Personas The Scholar/Researcher Individual for whom the ID and Record are created and maintained Proxy(ies) Individual(s) assigned by the Scholar to edit the ORCID Record on the Scholar’s behalf (though the website) Trusted Organization(s) Organizations assigned by the Scholar to view, edit or add to the ORCID Record on the Scholar’s behalf (through the API) The ORCID Account Owner Usually the Scholar. If an institution creates an ID, could be the institution. ORCID.org
  3. 3. iD!The ORCID Account/Record Other ID Systems •  Nature.com •  ResearcherID ORCID Account •  Scopus •  Account Settings •  VIVO •  Manage •  Etc. Permissions Institution ID Systems ORCID Governmental ID Systems Record Granting Institution Systems Biography Activities •  Works Scholar website services •  Grants Scholar tools •  Technologies ORCID.org
  4. 4. iD!ORCID Privacy•  Information in an ORCID Record has a privacy setting Accessible by anyone ORCID Record Accessible by Account Owner, Proxy(ies),Trusted Organization(s) Accessible by Account Owner, Proxy(ies)•  Account info accessible by the account owner ORCID Account •  Account Settings •  Manage Permissions•  SETTING PRIVACY: done by Account Owners or Proxies ORCID.org
  5. 5. iD!Accessing ORCID Records Scholar/Researcher Trusted Organizations From the Website From the APICREATE EDIT ADD TO READ CREATE permission: CREATE granted by ORCID only if employer ORCID EDIT permission: Record EDIT one time ONLY for short term; granted at time of edit APPEND permission: Proxy(ies) ADD TO one time ONLY for short term; From the Website granted at time of addition EDIT ADD TO READ READ READ permission: granted until revoked by user ORCID ORCID Record Record Permissions at launch– to be extended overORCID.org time
  6. 6. iD!The APIs•  Public API (sometimes called the Tier 1 API) •  No token or registration needed •  Can only access data marked as public •  Can only READ•  Member API (sometimes called the Tier 2 API) •  Registration and token needed •  Can access data marked as public or limited •  Can READ, EDIT, APPEND. For institutions, it is also possible to CREATE •  Specific permissions must be granted by the Scholar ORCID.org
  7. 7. iD! Case Study An ID is created by an institution, and then claimed and managed by the Scholar1 2 3 CREATE ADD TO EDIT ADD TO READ APPEND READ ORCID ORCID Record RecordInstitution creates Scholar claims the ID, Trusted organizationsan ID for a Scholar sets privacy levels, add activities and establishes trust relationships receive updated Scholar information API POST ORCID Web Interface API POST / GET ORCID.org
  8. 8. iD! Case Study A Scholar establishes a trust relationship while at a member site1 2 3 EDIT ADD TO READ APPEND EDIT READ ? APPEND READ ORCID RecordMember site asks Scholar reviews the Member site becomesfor permissions request and establishes trusted; may addfrom a Scholar trust relationships activities and receive record updates ORCID Widget ORCID Widget API POST / GET OAuth 2.0 OAuth 2.0 ORCID.org