ORCID provides a persistent digital identifier that distinguishes you from every other researcher and ensures that your work is recognized by linking you to your professional activities.
Unlike other research IDs, your ORCID is iD is universal. It's not tied to any institution or database, and it can follow you wherever your research takes you.
Publishers, funders, research institutions, and other organizations are increasingly adopting or supporting ORCID.
You can get yourself set up with ORCID in three easy steps:
If you have any questions or need assistance with ORCID, please contact Fondren Digital Scholarship Services at firstname.lastname@example.org
Once you've created your ORCID, it's easy to add your scholarly works and other research activities to your ORCID record, enable automatic updates, and delegate management of your record to someone else. Find out more.
Use 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. Find out more.
This guide was adapted from Cornell University Library's ORCID@Cornell, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.