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Learn about the ORCID initiative, and how ORCID is being adopted at HKBU

Link your ORCID to other research systems

When HKBU creates your ORCID account, it will be populated with your research output that we have on file for you. One way to import your additional works into ORCID is by linking your account to other research systems.

Google Scholar

At present there is no way to directly connect your Google Scholar profile with your ORCID iD. However, it is possible to export your citations from Google Scholar and import them into your ORCID iD. This is particularly useful if you have painstakingly curated your Google Scholar profile for accuracy and completeness.

The ORCID support site has a step-by-step guide on how to export your works from Google Scholar into ORCID by exporting your citations in BibTeXFeel free to ask the Library to help you to do this.

It is also worth noting that simply having an ORCID iD is probably helpful in keeping your Google Scholar profile accurate and up to date. The ORCID Registry is open to all, including Google's crawlers. While we do not know exactly how Google Scholar indexes content, it is certain that the information they crawl includes the ORCID Registry.


If you have a ResearcherID, you can associate it with your ORCID iD. This allows for seamless data exchange between the two systems. The publisher responsible for ResearcherID has prepared a YouTube video detailing the process that you can watch here:

Please ask at the Library if you need any help with linking your ORCID iD and your ResearcherID.

Scopus Author ID

Most scholars will have at least some of their published works included in the Scopus database. Scopus automatically generates author profiles, but your works may be spread across multiple different profiles due to the problems of author disambiguation (which ORCID is here to solve!).

Scopus has developed a wizard that will walk you through the steps of ensuring all of your publications are grouped under a single author profile in Scopus, and then link this unified profile to your ORCID iD. Once this link is established, and you ensure that you use your ORCID iD in all future publications, all of your works will automatically be attributed to you correctly.

Need help? Ask at the Library about linking your ORCID ID with your Scopus Author ID

Let others know about your ORCID iD

Once you have an ORCID iD, be sure to let everyone know about it! Include it in your e-mail signature, your website, or in any other place where people might want to find out more about you and your research work.

ORCID recommends that you display your ORCID iD as a URL, e.g.: