Summary: The login in RDMO is done via, and therefore requires linking both services at the first login. This way, all researchers of the UA Ruhr can use RDMO for joint projects.


The ORCID login service is used for RDMO. This way, researchers from UA Ruhr universities can use the service together. Linking both services may be required at the first login. For more information about ORCID, see the ORCID website of the University Library.


  1. Click on the button on the front page.

  2. You are redirected to the ORCID service. Select “Institutional account” to log in with your university ID.

  3. Only at the first login: You are then guided through the linking process. If you do not have an ORCID yet, you can register one.

  4. You are redirected back to RDMO. Confirm the Terms of Use and create an account on RDMO by entering your email address and username.

  5. Select *Institutional login* and search for Ruhr-Universität Bochum
    Select *Institutional account* and search for Ruhr-Universität Bochum

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