Answered By: Amy Campbell
Last Updated: 16 Jan 2018     Views: 3

You can register through your Symplectic account or through the ORCiD website:

Through Symplectic:

  • Log in to Symplectic using your standard University username and password
  • On your home page there is a large banner under the heading 'My Actions'
  • Use the banner arrows to scroll through your actions until you see the following ORCiD banner:

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Click Add ORCiD and it will take you to their website
  • Complete the simple registration form and click register
  • You will be taken to your new ORCiD record unless your name is identical to another already in ORCiD's database. In this case, simply check none of the records listed are you and click 'none of these are me'
  • Your ORCiD is now set up
  • You will need to verify the email address used - log into your email account, find the email ORCiD will have automatically sent you, and then click the link in the email. This proves to ORCiD it is an active email address

 

Through the ORCID website:

  • Go to the ORCiD website
  • Complete the simple registration form and click register
  • You will be taken to your new ORCiD record unless your name is identical to another already in ORCiD's database. In this case, simply check none of the records listed are you and click 'none of these are me'
  • Your ORCiD is now set up
  • You will need to verify the email address used - log into your email account, find the email ORCiD will have automatically sent you, and then click the link in the email. This proves to ORCiD it is an active email address