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Enhance your ORCID record with your professional information and link to your other identifiers (such as Scopus or ResearcherID or LinkedIn).
Include your ORCID identifier on your Webpage, when you submit publications, apply for grants, and in any research workflow to ensure you get credit for your work.
ORCID iD is owned by the researcher and not any institution. ORCID is vendor neutral, a community-driven effort to distinguish researchers. ORCID iD distinguishes you from every other researcher and connects you to your research activities, so you always get the credit for your work. It is the most widely adopted cross platform author identifier.
Your ORCID iD remains the same regards of whether you change your name, your institution, your country or your field of research and provides a unique and permanent marker of your scholarly contributions.
More than 3000 journals already collect ORCID iDs from corresponding authors. In November 2015, a group of publishers published an open letter declaring that they will require ORCID iDs in the publishing process for their journals. Signatories include Springer Nature, Wiley, IEEE, PLOS, The Royal Society and counting …
ORCID, short for Open Researcher and Contributor ID, provides a persistent digital identifier that distinguishes you from every other researcher
Do you have a common name? Have you published some articles with your middle initial, some with your first initial, and others with your full name? Have you changed your name during your research career? ORCID solves these problems!
ORCID iD reduces repetitive data entry. You can link your ORCID iD to other identifiers such as Researcher ID and your Scopus author profile so that you don’t have to add new publications to each profile separately. You can set up your ORCID profile to auto populated from these trusted sources.
Your ORCID iD goes with you wherever you go. If you change positions, titles, departments, or universities, your ORCID iD stays the same.