Managing Author Profiles Online

Overview of ORCID, Google Scholar Citations, Web of Science ResearcherID, and Scopus Author profiles.

Registering and Linking

Register for Your ORCID Account

  • Click on the ORCID link above
  • Complete the form
  • Add variants of your name, country, keywords to describe areas of interest, personal websites, personal information, education, and employment (this step can be performed later).

Institutional ORCID Account

  • If you don't have a previously created personal ORCID, you may create an ORCID account using the Institutional login
  • Click on the ORCID link above
  • Choose "Institutional Account"
  • Begin typing "University of Texas at San Antonio" until it appears in the drop down menu
  • Select "University of Texas at San Antonio"
  • Login using your abc123 credentials

Link Personal and Institutional ORCID Accounts

Link Multiple ORCID Accounts

If you have more than one ORCID account and would like to merge them, contact:


  • Your name
  • Email address
  • All ORCID iDs (specify which to keep)

Wait for confirmation that an ORCID iD has been de-duplicated.

ORCID Privacy Settings

For each content category you may select:

  • everyone for public content that you want visible to anyone using ORCID
  • trusted parties for content that you want visible only to those considered trusted parties that you have authorized to connect to your ORCID record
  • only me for information that should only be visible to you