Thanks to the ‘claim authorship’ feature, your articles become directly integrated with your ScienceOpen profile and ORCID. This provides crucial cross-validation of your research history, a unique feature of ScienceOpen. It’s simple: select the Get more content menu on your dashboard (or just click on the Get more content button on your profile). Here the Claim your articles option shows how many potentially matching articles are found for you to claim. In case of finding this result list too long, the multi-layered searching and filtering tools available on all our search pages will help you to filter the needles from the haystack.
In addition to the Claim authorship button, a Mark as not mine button is also available on each article record waiting for your confirmation of authorship. Just one click will ensure that the record in question will never appear again on your list. By doing so, you can help us improve our database.
By claiming your articles, each record will become displayed among your publications. On the top of this, the claimed record will also be linked back into your ORCID profile via real-time synchronization.
As a result, a reciprocal ORCID-ScienceOpen integration comes full circle.
To make the most of this feature, we share some tips & tricks in our FAQ page.
3 main benefits of reciprocal ScienceOpen-ORCID integration
Joining to ORCID’s Collect & Connect initiative, our aim was to contribute to a more verified and transparent ecosystem of academic communication. By leveraging the power of reciprocal ScienceOpen-ORCID integration, we make sure that your research on ScienceOpen:
- Is assigned to the right person
As a persistent identifier, your ORCID ID distinguishes you from other authors with similar names. Linking back your article records available on our platform to your ORCID account helps us recognize the researcher behind the article record and hence disambiguate any conflicts in authorship and metadata.
- Retains complete control by its author(s) in terms of visibility and metadata
Having your articles integrated to your ORCID profile allows you to edit your research metadata (e.g., to add additional information such as DOIs to your article records or to modify the list of order of authors on the article record). Furthermore, you can also list manuscripts and preprints to your ORCID account to make your research visible from its inception. This visibility, however, can be shaped and controlled by the privacy settings on the information in your record.
- Is easily connectable and has cross-platform compatibility
Being listed in your ORCID profile, article records can be linked to multiple platforms though ORCID, bringing about better connectivity to your research. Having just one highly-integrated and detailed profile like ORCID saves you time from manually maintaining all the different platforms.
We recognise that no research database is complete, and ScienceOpen is no exception. We work closely with publishers, ORCID, and platforms like PubMed to integrate new content daily. But we can’t pick up everything, and that’s where you come in!
By adding personalised content, you help us fill in the gaps in our database. This helps to enrich our network by putting this content into our semantically linked network. We are currently only indexing research articles and not book chapters, proceedings or other content types.
So pop over to your dashboard, try it out, and let us know what you think!