Service providers that have pre-built ORCID functionality in their products and services enable ORCID member organizations to gain value from their membership in the quickest, simplest way: by providing a means to easily integrate ORCID into their local workflows and systems and provide a more consistent user experience for researchers when they encounter ORCID. The services listed here Certified Service Providers (CSPs,) which ORCID recommends as adhering to best practices recognized throughout the research ecosystem.
Manuscript Submission Systems
ORCID streamlines the publishing process, improves the management of author and reviewer databases, and enhances the accuracy of name-based article repository searches. Read more about the workflow-based criteria these manuscript submission systems have met to become ORCID CSPs.
OJS is an open source software application for managing and publishing scholarly journals. Originally developed and released by the Public Knowledge Project (PKP) in 2001 to improve access to research, it is the most widely used open source journal publishing platform in existence, with over 10,000 journals using it worldwide.
ORCID API integration is provided through a plugin that is freely available in the OJS Plugin Gallery, and which can be used to collect and authenticate ORCID iDs for users and authors; display authenticated ORCID iDs in manuscript records; and (optional) automatically request that contributing authors provide their ORCID iDs. If configured using the ORCID member API, the plugin can also update authors’ ORCID records with published article information. More information on the plugin and how to use it can be found in PKP’s Documentation Hub.
Software to run a preprint server anywhere, built on the same powerful, flexible foundations as OJS. Accelerate research with a preprint server where researchers can upload datasets, revise papers before publication, and link preprints to the final published work.
Grant/Facility Application Management Systems
Understanding the impact of funding programs is vital to funders strategy, program design, and mission alignment. By embedding ORCID iDs in funding workflows, awardees can be reliably connected to funding programs—as well as saving everyone time and reducing errors caused by manual keying of information. Funding systems play their part in building a trusted research information infrastructure by asserting connections between individuals and the grants that are awarded to them. Read more about the workflow-based criteria that grant/facility application management systems must meet to become ORCID CSPs.
The use of ORCID IDs adds visibility to repository content and authors, facilitates collaborations and networking, and helps organizations with institutional reporting, institutional and national assessment programs, and management of workflows throughout the research cycle. Read more about the workflow-based criteria that repository systems must meet to become ORCID CSPs.
Research Information Systems
Research organizations are in a unique position to connect validated, trustworthy information about affiliated researchers to their ORCID records. This enables the research organization to showcase their researchers and their work in the research literature, and allows them to more easily keep track of former staff, students, and faculty past and present. It also makes it simple for researchers to share accurate and authoritative information about their affiliation when applying for grants, publishing an article, book, or database, and more, increasing the trustworthiness of the scholarly record. ORCID integrations also reduce administrative burden for researchers by automating the time-consuming process of maintaining up-to-date records in local faculty profiles or research information systems. Read more about the workflow-based criteria these research information systems have met to become ORCID CSPs.
DSpace-CRIS is the first free open-source extension of DSpace for the Research Data and Information Management ever developed. Differently from other (commercial) CRIS/RIMS, DSpace-CRIS has the institutional repository as its core component, providing high visibility on the web to all the collected information and objects. DSpace-CRIS is built/maintained by 4Science.
ORCID members can set up their DSpace-CRIS installation to allow researchers to link or facilitate the creation of a new ORCID iD.
DSpace-CRIS can also be used to update your researchers affiliation and education and add works and funding to their record.
Digital Science: Symplectic Elements
ORCID members can configure Elements to allow researchers to link to their ORCID iD and gather persistent identifiers from their ORCID record. Elements can also be used to add works to your researchers’ ORCID records and assert their affiliation with your organization. More details about the integration.
Legacy Certified Service Providers
These CSPs have been certified under our previous criteria and are in the process of recertifying under our new workflow-based criteria.
University of Antwerp: Brocade Library Services (recertifying)
Brocade Library Services is a web-based library information management System developed by the University of Antwerp. Brocade Library Services 5.10 (or later version) allows institutions to collect and display authenticated iDs and push works to ORCID records.
DSpace is the software of choice for academic, non-profit, and commercial organizations building open digital repositories. It is free and easy to install “out of the box” and completely customizable to fit the needs of any organization. The DSpace software and user community receives leadership and guidance from LYRASIS. The community work and maintenance of the software is lead by Governance and the DSpace working groups.
4Science a leading contributor of DSpace has developed the current ORCID integration for DSpace providing the ability to connect DSpace researcher profiles with ORCID, push publications & projects information to the ORCID record.
EPrints is an open-source repository platform developed by a global community. Integration with the ORCID member API, as provided by the ORCID Support Advance plugin, allows users to connect their repository and ORCID accounts, populate the repository with authenticated ORCID iDs, and import and export works between the repository and linked ORCID profiles.
More information about the plugin is available on the EPrints Wiki. You can also track the latest developments and download the code on the plugin’s GitHub page, and can install the latest release on your repository from the EPrints Bazaar.
ExLibris, part of Clarivate: Esploro (recertifying)
ExLibris Esploro maximizes the impact of institutional research by collecting–and linking–multiple types of scholarly information, activities, and entities in one place
ORCID members can configure Esploro to allow researchers to link to their ORCID ID or facilitate the creation of a new ORCID ID. Esploro can also be used to update your researchers affiliation with your organization.
FACTScience is a research information system developed by QLEO. The ORCID integration enables authentication and offers the possibility to add peer-reviewed publications to ORCID records.
Haplo Repository is an open-source repository that enables all research outputs related to a project to be stored together. The ORCID integration enables ORCID authentication and adds both works and affiliations to ORCID records.
The Intembeko ORCID Hub allows South African consortium member institutions to push affiliation, works, and funding data to ORCID records. This integration also allows to pull data from ORCID records to create a researcher CV.
Cambia: The Lens (recertifying)
The Lens is a project of the global non-profit Cambia, which provides free and open tools to improve the use of science in solving important problems. The Lens serves global patent and scholarly knowledge as a public resource to make science and technology enabled problem solving more effective, efficient and inclusive.
The Lens-ORCID integration is implemented through Lens Profiles, which are composite author/inventor profiles that are auto-generated based on the public ORCID record using the ORCID iD as the linking identifier and enhanced with aggregated data from The Lens. Anyone can create a Lens account and link their ORCID account to create and manage your Lens Profile. Using your Lens profile, you can easily find and claim your scholarly works or patents and sync these with your ORCID Record. See the Lens Profiles support post for more information on linking your ORCID account, claiming and syncing your work to ORCID, and managing your Lens Profile.
Warsaw University of Technology: OMEGA-PSIR
OMEGA-PSIR is a free software application combining the functionality of Current Research Information System, Research Profiling System, and Institutional Repository. The application was originally developed by Warsaw University of Technology in 2012 in order to improve visibility of the variety of research outputs and to provide reporting capabilities for internal authorities and funding organizations. Currently, it is used by approximately 40 universities, and this number will be increased in the near future. The OMEGA-PSIR ecosystem is continuously developed by the joined forces of Warsaw University of Technology, Member Universities, and Research Institutions as well as Sages, the company providing commercial software deployment, and subsequently, the support service.
ORCID API integration is provided through a plugin that is developed by Sages and delivered at no cost for registered users of OMEGA-PSIR.
The plugin is used to collect and authenticate researcher iDs, display authenticated ORCID iDs, and synchronize research outputs registered in institutional CRIS powered by OMEGA-PSIR.
Altum: ProposalCentral (recertifying)
ProposalCentral is a fully-integrated grants management and evaluation solution for research funders offering unparalleled access and visibility into the entire research ecosystem. As a single platform shared by funders, researchers, and research institutions, ProposalCentral enables a seamless, collaborative, and open interactions throughout the research community to accelerate scientific discovery.
ORCID is a powerful enabler within ProposalCentral, simplifying the research application and management process for the researcher and providing a powerful tool for funders to assess their impact.
More about the integration with ORCID here.
Vidatum Technologies: Vidatum Academic (recertifying)
Vidatum Academic provides institutions with a single source of publishable information on researchers, publications, funding, collaboration and national reporting compliance. The ORCID integration enables ORCID authentication to facilitate full synchronization of a Vidatum Profile with an ORCID record.
SmartSimple: SmartSimple Cloud (recertifying)
SmartSimple Cloud for Research Grants Management is a scalable, all-in-one solution that is designed to streamline the complexity of managing foundation, institution, and pharmaceutical research funding.
SmartSimple Cloud comes with robust collaboration, automation, and reporting capabilities to address any complex or unique requirement within research funding processes. Having processed $9B+ in funding in 2020, SmartSimple Software’s trusted platform supports some of the world’s most prominent research institutions, foundations, Fortune 500 brands, and government agencies at all three levels. By enabling ORCID integration, users can seamlessly import their ORCID record into their profile within SmartSimple Cloud. The ORCID integration can also be configured for internal staff to add and update funding records from SmartSimple Cloud on the user’s ORCID record. This functionality will be of particular interest and advantage to researchers and research-based foundations to further simplify their application and management processes.