The ORCID record is divided into individual sections to make reading the record faster and more consistent. You can first call a section to receive its summary, and then call using an individual item’s put code to receive robust information on that item.
A table of the summary sections that you can use the API to read are set out below.
|Summary view of the full ORCID record
|Biographical section of the ORCID record, including through /researcher-urls below
|The researcher‚s countries or regions
|The email address(es) associated with the record
|Linked external identifiers in other systems
|Keywords related to the researcher and their work
|Other names by which the researcher is know
|Personal details: the researcher‚s name, credit (published) name, and biography
|Links to the researcher‚s personal or profile pages
|Summary of the activities section of the ORCID record, including through /works below.
|Summary of funding activities
|Summary of peer review activities
|Summary of research works
|Summary of research resources
|Summary of services
|Summary of qualifications
|Summary of memberships
|Summary of distinctions
|Summary of invited positions