ORCID recommends that ORCID iDs are obtained by authentication, not by filling a form:
This is easily done for the corresponding author, thanks to the ORCID Authentication plugin.
But… how do I authenticate co-authors? Is there anything like this?
There’s a work in progress for this that’s nearly ready for merging. See Member API and author ORCID authorisation pkp-lib/#2818 by isgrim · Pull Request #39 · pkp/orcidProfile · GitHub for details.
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