Your Biosketch using SciENcv

Accessing SciENcv

In order to access SciENcv, users must be able to access NCBI, either through eRA Commons, NIH Login, or an NCBI account.

The easiest is by clicking the link below and selecting your preferred log-in method. You can also access SciENcv via the NCBI’s My NCBI portal, or by going to PubMed and selecting the “Sign in to NCBI” link at the top right of the screen. 

My NCBI is a tool designed for multiple purposes across the NCBI system, including saving and customizing NCBI database searches and creating bibliographies of your own work, in addition to housing the SciENcv system, so if you’re not familiar with My NCBI, finding SciENcv once you’re in My NCBI can be a bit tricky. For most users, the SciENcv box will default to the bottom right corner of your screen, but if you have customized your My NCBI account before, it may be located elsewhere. 

Login Options

  • ERA Commons
  • NSF FastLane Account
  • Third party party sign-in options:
    • University of Arkansas (the list is long - type in Arkansas and select from the list)
    • ORCID

NIH eRA Commons, NSF FastLane, and ORCID account holders who have linked their accounts to NCBI can populate their SciENcv profiles with the information stored in their eRA, FastLane, or ORCID accounts.

Creating Your Account

1.    Click on the SciENcv link below.  You will see the following screen.

First screen from NLM Sciencv

2. Login via eRA Commons, NSF Fastlane, or to find our institution click on more options. Save yourself a lot of time by typing "Arkansas" in the search box and select.

Searching Arkansas in the list of institutions


3. After selecting University of Arkansas you will be directed to our campus login screen.

4. You will now see the MyNCBI screen.  For most new users the SciENcv creation tool is at the bottom of the page.

The MyNCBI screen with an arrow to the SciENcv link