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What is ORCID and how it helps in managing your research activities throughout your career?

ORCID Registration and Authorization

You may register an ORCID account from its official site, but we suggest you register via the PolyU ORCID system (managed by the Library). Visit the pages below to see the details.

  • Existing Users who already have an ORCID - If you have already created an ORCID account and it is not connected with PolyU, follow the steps to connect your existing account with PolyU and authorize the Library.

If you are new to ORCID and haven't got an ORCID account, you may follow the steps below to create an ORCID account via the Library.

Step 1. Click on the button below to register via Library

Note:
For new 2020/21 students, the registration via the link above will not work until the library receives your record from Academic Secretariat in September 2020. 


Step 2. Login with your NetID and NetPassword


Step 3. Register a new account by filling in a form

  1. Click on Register now.
  2. Input your name, email, and create an ORCID password.
  3. Check the box of I'm not a robot and the box for accepting Terms of Use. Then click on the Register button to complete the process.

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Step 4. Authorize the Library 

  • Click on the Authorize button. You will then receive a verification email from ORCID.
  • Simply click on the Verify your email address on that email to complete the authorization process. Contact us and provide your ORCID iD and NetID if you encounter any problems (e.g. Registration Error) at this stage.

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What to do next?

If you have previously created an ORCID account but it is not registered with your PolyU email, follow the steps below to connect your existing account with PolyU.

Step 1. Click on the button below to connect your existing ORCID account


Step 2. Login with your NetID and NetPassword


Step 3. Sign in with your ORCID account

  • Sign in with your registered email address, or ORCID iD. If you forgot your password, retrieve it via "Forgotten your password".

Step 4. Authorize the Library to update your ORCID records

  • Click on the Authorize button. Granting authorization to the Library will enable us to add an employment entry (for staff) or education entry (for students) in your ORCID profile. The source of the entry is "Pao-Yue-kong Library, Hong Kong Polytechnic University".

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  • When you see the message below, it means you have completed the authorization process. Existing ORCID registrants who authorize the Library will not receive the verification email. Contact us and provide your ORCID iD and NetID if you encounter any problems (e.g. Registration Error) at this stage.


One more step: Add PolyU email to your ORCID account

  1. Sign in ORCID with your registered email or ORCID iD. After login, click “ACCOUNT SETTINGS” on the top of the page.
  2. Key in your PolyU email address and click "Add".
  3. Set PolyU email as the Primary Email and click "Verify".
  4. You will then receive a verification email. Click the link to verify.

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