ORCID Registry Scheduled Outage, 15 December 2018
On Saturday 15 December 2018, the ORCID Registry, including the Public and Member API and the ORCID Registry user interface, will be unavailable for up to eight hours while ORCID migrate their database to new hardware. The Registry is expected to be unavailable from 2.00 pm UTC for up to eight hours.
Updates will be posted before, during, and after the outage on the ORCID API users group https://groups.google.com/group/orcid-api-users or you can follow ORCID on Twitter (@ORCID_Org).You can check the Registry status at any time at http://status.orcid.org
You can read the ORCID blog post on https://orcid.org/blog/2018/11/20/orcid-registry-scheduled-outage-december-15-2018
ORCID stands for: Open Researcher and Contributor ID and is an open, non-profit, community-driven effort to create an international, interdisciplinary, central registry of unique and persistent identifiers for individual researchers, and a way to link the identifiers with researchers, outputs and activities.
An ORCID identifier will help to distinguish your research activities and outputs from those of other researchers with similar names, and make sure you get credit for your work by providing a:
Academic staff should add their ORCID when submitting:
Registration for an ORCID identifier is free.
Either go to https://orcid.org/register or follow the steps in the box to the left to create your ORCID in GALA.
Linking your ORCID to GALA
Link your ORCID to GALA and use it to populate your profile with selected publications. If you do not have an ORCID, you can use the new tools provided in GALA to create one. Linking your profile to GALA also allows you to import publications from other sources via ORCID if you choose.
Please note, exporting may not work fully in the first few weeks. Once we have collected a number of ORCID IDs in GALA, we will perform an exercise to add them into pre-existing records. Once this has been done, export will work fully.
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