Do I need an ORCID?
Curtin research staff are strongly encouraged to create and set-up and ORCID ID and connect this to Elements, the University's Publications Management System.
Curtin HDR students are required to provide their ORCID on application for Candidacy.
Curtin aims for all research staff and students to be well-prepared for publishing their research and to receive recognition for their scholarly works.
*Casual and Sessional staff do not have access to Elements so there is no need to add your ORCID to Elements.
How to connect ORCID to Elements?
To create or connect your ORCID via Elements, view the 30 second video above or refer to the instructions below.
Off-campus staff will need VPN access to successfully access Elements.
Connect ORCID to Elements
You can connect your Elements profile to ORCID from your Elements account.
• To confirm your Elements profile is connected to ORCID from within Elements navigate to Menu > Manage > Publications > Automatic claiming.
• Under External profiles click on the ORCID ID symbol. If your ORCID is connected then it will display as ‘connection status configured’.
Once you have connected your ORCID to Elements it is essential to provide your ORCID to publishers when publishing an article so it can be included in the article's metadata.
You can import your whole publication list from Elements to ORCID via a BibTeX file.
Step 1: Log in to Elements
Step 2: Sign in to your ORCID account
Detailed instructions can be found in the guide below.
I have connected my ORCID to Elements but some of my publications on ORCID are not displaying in Elements.
Linking your ORCID with Elements will not retrieve publications from ORCID to populate your Elements profile. Elements will use the data from the ORCID records for verification purposes to help improve your Elements profile. Additionally, Elements will not be able to populate your ORCID.