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Scholarly Communication: ORCiD

Use online tools to build your research profile


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- unique, permanent identifier for researchers and scholars

- non-profit organization supporting linkages between systems

benefits to researchers

- improves discoverability

- connects your work with your and your collaborators

- eliminates name ambiguity and mistaken identity

- stays with you throughout your career

An acronym, of course! ORCID stands for “Open Researcher & Contributor ID”. The ORCID Organization is an open, non-profit group working to provide a registry of unique researcher identifiers and a transparent method of linking research activities and outputs to these identifiers.

Do you have an ORCid
Yes: 2 votes (66.67%)
No: 1 votes (33.33%)
Will try later: 0 votes (0%)
Not applicable: 0 votes (0%)
Total Votes: 3

What is ORCiD?

Challenge: Register for ORCiD

An ORCiD will be a permanent identifier for you - to avoid mistaken identity should you share a name with other researchers, or if you have changed your name or you have used variations of your name.  ORCiDs is a permanent identifier to protect your scholarly identity.