Hands on with the ORCID API
Learn how to use the API to read, write, and update ORCID records using the API and Google Developers OAuth 2.0 Playground with this simple, easy-to-follow tutorial.
Get started with the ORCID API by following this simple tutorial. Click on the navigation to the right to step through all the main functions of the ORCID API: how to collect authenticated iDs, read, write, and update ORCID records using the Member API and Google Developers OAuth 2.0 Playground.
This tutorial uses the ORCID Sandbox testing environment with the Sandbox Member API. There are differences between the Member and the Public API, you cannot write to ORCID records with the Public API for example. Find out more about our APIs in our FAQ here.