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What is APID?

APID stands for Academic Profile ID. It is an innovative social network designed for researchers and scholars aiming to accelerate research and innovation broadly. APID allows scholars and academicians to showcase their contributions to their community and share their ideas with others. Continually updating articles, research, and scholarly achievements, reviewing articles, and updating comments with a global perspective strengthens academic relationships.

How to register on APID?

APID registration should take less than a minute.

  • Go to https://apid.journalslibrary.com/ and input your name and email address (your email address used for academic publications is preferred) to register.
  • Click on agree and join and you’ll get the window where you’ll have to update the required profile information to complete the profile.
  • Click on overview tab to edit your profile, enter all the required details and click on update. 
  • Once you have updated all the details, you can click on Share APID to view the profile how the other users view it.

How to set up my profile?

  • Log in to APID using your login credentials.
  • Click on overview tab to edit your profile, enter all the required details and click on update. 
  • Once you have updated all the details, you can click on Share APID to view the profile how the other users view it.

I forgot my password. What can I do?

  • Go to https://apid.journalslibrary.com/ and click on login.
  • Click on “forgot password”
  • You’ll be asked to enter your registered email address, once entered you’ll receive an email to change your password on the registered email.
  • Click on the link received, and can update your new password.
  • Click on “Update” to confirm the change

I am not getting any emails from APID for my password reset. What can I do?


I lost access to my previously registered email. What can I do?


I forgot which email address my APID is associated with. What can I do?


Why should I add more than one email address to my APID record?


I have a duplicate APID account. How can I remove it?


Account Settings

Where can I find my account Settings?


How do I change my title and name?

  • Log in to APID using your login credentials.
  • Click on overview tab.
  • Click “Edit My Profile” to go to the user information page. You can edit your name here.
  • Click on “Update” to confirm the change

How to change my password?


How to change my primary email?


How can I close my account?


How do I close the profile?


How do I add additional emails?

  • Log in to APID using your login credentials.
  • Click on overview tab.
  • Click “Edit My Profile” to go to the user information page.
  • Click “Add new email”.
  • Input your new email address and submit.
  • Click the link in the activation email you received to verify it.

Profiles

How can I edit/add my short biography?

  • Log in to APID using your login credentials.
  • Click on overview tab.
  • Click “Edit My Profile” to go to the user information page. 
  • Click the edit option beside "Short Biography" on the left side of the page to edit your short biography.
  • Click “Submit” to confirm your edit.

How do I add my profiles from other platforms?

  • Log in to APID using your login credentials.
  • Click on overview tab.
  • Click “Edit My Profile” to go to the user information page. 
  • Add the links of your profiles on all the platforms (Google Scholar, Researchgate, ORCID, facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn)
  • Click on “Update” to confirm the change

I am serving for more than one institute; can I add additional institutions?


How do I update my research keywords?

  • Log in to APID using your login credentials.
  • Click on overview tab.
  • Click “Edit My Profile” to go to the user information page. 
  • Update your “Area of Interest” and “Expertise” details and the keywords will automatically be updated by the system.

I just changed my research field; where can I edit my research expertise?

  • Log in to APID using your login credentials.
  • Click on overview tab.
  • Click “Edit My Profile” to go to the user information page. 
  • You can see the “Area of Interest” and “Expertise” option, Fill in the required details
  • Click on “Update” to confirm the change.

How do I add/edit my career information?

  • Log in to APID using your login credentials.
  • Click on overview tab.
  • Click “Edit My Profile” to go to the user information page. 
  • Click “Add new career” at the left- bottom of the page to add your experience or click "Edit" to update.
  • Fill out the required information and Click on “Update” to confirm the change.

How do I add/edit honors & awards information?

  • Log in to APID using your login credentials.
  • Click on overview tab.
  • Click “Edit My Profile” to go to the user information page.
  • Click “Add awards and honors” at the botton of the page if you do not have any award information yet or click “Edit” to update the current information.
  • Fill out the required information and Click on “Update” to confirm the change.

How do I add/change my photo?

  • Log in to APID using your login credentials.
  • Click on overview tab.
  • Click “Edit My Profile” to go to the user information page.
  • Click “Upload photo” to select the photo (maximum allowed size is 2 MB) you wish to upload.
  • Click “Apply” to upload your photo.

Publications

How do I add my publications?

  • Log in to APID using your login credentials.
  • Click on overview tab.
  • Click “Edit My Profile” to go to the user information page. 
  • Click “Publications” on the top navigation bar. You can check your publication list on this page;
  • Click “Add a New Publication”.
  • Fill out the required form details and Click on “Update” to confirm the change.

How can I manage my publications?

  • Log in to APID using your login credentials.
  • Click on overview tab.
  • Click “Edit My Profile” to go to the user information page. 
  • Click “Publications” on the top navigation bar. You can check your publication list on this page;
  • You can click “Add a New Publications” to add more publications; Click “remove” to remove authorship of a single publication; or click “Pending Publications” under the “Publications Import” menu to check your pending publicatons list, provide additional information for publications in this list.
  • Click on “Update” to confirm the change.

Where can I check my publication list?

  • Log in to APID using your login credentials.
  • Click on overview tab.
  • Click “Edit My Profile” to go to the user information page. 
  • Click “Publications” on the top navigation bar. You can check your publication list on this page;

How do I delete a publication that is not mine?

  • If you find a publication in your profile which is not yours,
  • Log in to APID using your login credentials.
  • Click on overview tab.
  • Click “Edit My Profile” to go to the user information page.
  • Click “Publications” on the top navigation bar.
  • Find the publication that is not yours, click “Remove” to remove it.
  • Click “Remove Authorship” to confirm the delete.
  • If the publication cannot be removed, please contact [email protected].
  • Please note that there would be delay for database updates. Please check again 30 min later.

How do I claim authorship for a particular publication?


Why are some of my publications automatically listed in my profile while others are not?


How do I import publications?


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