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Introduction to the author disambiguation identifier ORCID ID

Introduction to ORCID ID

ORCID®

Summary

ORCID (Open Researcher and Contributor ID) is a non-profit organization providing unique author identifiers to better link scholarship to authors.

An ORCID iD is a URL to your ORCID profile, e.g.
Geoff Timms ORCID iD iconorcid.org/0000-0003-0970-2618

 

What can ORCID do for you?

  • Provide a persistent unique author identifier
  • Provide an easily-editable web presence for you to showcase your scholarship
  • Serve as a hub for you to reference your other Web sites (Google Citations, LinkedIn, ResearchGate)
  • Increase exposure to your scholarship

 

Why might you need ORCID?

  • Increasing numbers of journals require an ORCID iD to submit a manuscript
  • Some grant applications require an ORCID iD