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Workshop 02: Tutorial: Using the ORCID API
Monday, 08/Jun/2015:
9:00am - 12:30pm

Location: Regency D
90 Seats


Tutorial: Using the ORCID API

Liz Krznarich, Catalina Wilmers, Laura Paglione

ORCID, Inc, United States of America

This workshop provides a hands-on tutorial for using the ORCID Member and Public APIs. The workshop will be divided into three 1-hour sessions:

Session 1: What is the ORCID API? Using the ORCID Public API


* About the ORCID APIs

* Accessing the Public API

* Using the Public API (searching ORCID records, getting an authenticated ORCID iD)

Session 2: Getting started with the ORCID member API

PREREQUISITE: Attendance at Part 1 or general familiarity with web APIs

* Accessing the Member API

* Getting permission to edit users' ORCID records via OAuth

* Reading from/writing to users' ORDCID records via the Member API

Session 3: Advanced topics with the ORCID member API

PREREQUISITE: Attendance at Parts 1 and 2 or familiarity with the ORCID API and OAuth

* Creating ORCID records using a create-on-demand approach

* Keeping records in sync with webhooks and long-lived access tokens

* API FAQ and new features

Attendees are welcome to attend any or all of the sessions, however, those without prior knowledge of web APIs should plan to attend all sessions. All skill levels are welcome; software development experience is not required.