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ORCID

Enhance your research impact and make it easier to find your publications using ORCID.

Connect to Lehigh with an existing ORCID account

Instructions to link an existing ORCID to your Lehigh account 

  1. Click Create or connect button:
    Create or Connect your ORCID iD
  2. Link your account to Lehigh: on the ORCID login page, select institutional account.
    Sign into ORCID personal or institutional account
  3. If you see Lehigh, click that. Otherwise, enter Lehigh in the search box:
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  4. Log in with your Lehigh credentials:
    Lehigh single sign on page
  5. Link your Lehigh University account to your ORCID record: login with existing ORCID ID. If you don't have an existing ORCID, see the instructions below. 
    ORCID link login screen

  6. Click Create/Connect:
    Lehigh ORCID @ Lehigh screen Create Connect
  7. Click Authorize to grant Lehigh access to your record [you may see this screen twice] ORCID screen click authorize Lehigh
  8. Click Create/Connect 
    Lehigh ORCID @ Lehigh screen Create Connect
  9. If you see the Authorize screen again, click Authorize
    ORCID screen click authorize Lehigh
  10. When you see the green bar, you have successfully linked and authorized your ORCID profile to Lehigh
    Lehigh thanks for authorizing ORCID

    To confirm that the linking and authorization has been successful, go to your ORCID profile, click your name and select Account settings:
    You should see Lehigh listed under both Trusted Organizations and Alternate Sign in Accounts:
    ORCID trusted organizations alternate sign in accounts screen 

Create a new ORCID and connect it to Lehigh

Instructions to create a new ORCID and link it to your Lehigh account 

  1. Click Create or connect button:
    Create or Connect your ORCID iD
  2. On the ORCID login page, select institutional account.
    Sign into ORCID personal or institutional account
  3. If you see Lehigh, click that. Otherwise, enter Lehigh in the search box:
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  4. Log in with your Lehigh credentials:
    Lehigh single sign on page
  5. Link your Lehigh University account to your ORCID record: select Register for ORCID ID. If you already have an existing ORCID, see the instructions above. 
  6. Fill out registration info and create a password for your ORCID account. You may use your Lehigh email address or another email address. You will need to set a new, unique password (separate from your Lehigh credentials) for ORCID only.
    orcid registration screen

     
  7. Check your email for a validation link from ORCID
    email from ORCID verify email
    [Note: if you have not yet verified your email address, ORCID may display this screen:
    Lehigh ORCID @ Lehigh screen Create Connect
  8. Click Authorize to grant Lehigh access to your record 
    ORCID screen click authorize Lehigh
  9. If you see this screen, click Create/Connect again. You should also check your email inbox to verify your account.
     Lehigh ORCID @ Lehigh screen Create Connect

Congratulations! You have linked your ORCID profile