An ORCID inbox notification is added to your account every time a trusted organization (an ORCID member you have authorized) makes a change on your record. However, until now these notifications contained no details of what had been changed, which was understandably frustrating.
Now that all our member organizations have upgraded to API version 2.0 or higher, we can make improvements to address this issue. We are excited to announce that your ORCID inbox notification now includes details of each item that has been added or updated. If you’ve also signed up for email notifications, you’ll see the changes in our email message too.
The new notification includes details of the additions or updates to the affiliation, funding, work, peer review, or research resources sections on your ORCID record. So you can easily see the changes that have been made, each trusted organization that has updated your record is listed separately, together with each individual activity that they have updated.
Please see our Knowledge Base article for more information on notifications and frequency settings.
Tell us what you think!
We value feedback from our community, so please let us know what you think about this new functionality, and share any suggestions you have to further improve the ORCID Registry or APIs. Thank you!