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Adding ORBilu uploads to your ORCID profile

The Open Researcher and Contributor ID - ORCID - provides a persistent digital identifier that distinguishes you from every other researcher and, through integration in key research workflows such as manuscript and grant submission, supports automated linkages between you and your professional activities ensuring that your work is recognised. If you do not already have one, you can register on their website:

The current version of ORBilu does not include the option to fill-in your ORCID, but it will be added to the system in the near future.

In the meantime, here is a work-around to feed-in your ORCID profile from ORBilu:

1) From your ORCID profile, under the 'Works' sections, click on "Add works" > "Search & link" > "BASE - Bielefeld Academic Search Engine"

2) Update the search field with your name as it appears on ORBilu - aut:"SURNAME, FIRST NAME"

3) Check which publications belong to you and click on "Claim" next to your name. 

You ORCID profile should show those publications you claimed.

Clean your ORBilu
The ORBilu team is organising a series of sessions to help you make sure your publications are as visible and findable as possible.
Want as many people to read your work and cite you but still staying in the legality of your publishing agreement? Let's sit down together and help you identify whether you could change a "Limited Access" upload to "Open Access" or "Open Access with embargo". We will share with you some tips and tools that will help you when uploading future references (e.g. DOI, handle, SherpaRomeo). 
Let us know if you would like to organise a session in your department or an individual meeting. Email us at
Previous session
When: Thursday 25 July 2019
Time: 11:00-12:30
Where: Luxembourg Learning Centre, Floor -2 (minus 2), PC Training Room
Who: ONLY University of Luxembourg staff that have an active ORBilu profile 


Be seen. Be read. Be cited

title 06/06/2019

Last September 2018, an international consortium of research funders – referred to as cOAlition S and that includes the FNR, Luxembourg’s national funder – released the Plan S initiative that aims to make scientific publications fully and immediately Open Access (OA). After a period of consultation from the research community and publishers, the final and revised principles and implementation guidelines were published last week.


Plan S states that:

"With effect from 2021, all scholarly publications on the results from research funded by public or private grants provided by national, regional and international research councils and funding bodies, must be published in Open Access Journals, on Open Access Platforms, or made immediately available through Open Access Repositories without embargo."


As a researcher, if you are fully or partially funded by the FNR or by another funding agency part of cOAlition S (for grants awarded as of January 2021), you will be required to:

  • Publish in an OA venue (OA journal or OA platform); or publish in a subscription journal and make it fully open and immediately available on ORBilu; or publish OA in a subscription journal under a transformative arrangement.

  • Publishing in a ‘hybrid’ (or mirror/sister) journal will not be allowed, except if a transformative arrangement is in place.

  • No embargo periods are allowed (i.e. fully open and immediate access on ORBilu).

  • Retain your author rights by publishing under an open licence, preferably the Creative Commons Attribution Licence (CC BY).


We recommend you read the full principles and implementation guidelines about Plan S on

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