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ORCID: Create your Unique Digital Identifier

About ORCID

Solve the Problem of Name Variation or Identical Names 

Maximize your Research Impact 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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Open Researcher and Contributor ID ORCID is a not-for-profit organization that provides unique identifiers for individuals to use along their names in all their research activities. The 16 digit identifier will ensure a better recognition and will eliminate any confusion with other author/researcher. Find out more

Benefits of ORCID:

  • Evade name ambiguity, distinguish yourself & assure that your work is attributed to you (we can help)
  • Enhance author/work discovery. It is indexed in Google Scholar, plus can be linked to Scopus & Web of Science, crossref & others
  • Improve the efficiency of your research impact
  • Enhance the university ranking
  • Identify faculty outputs
  • Track the research output at the university
  • Reduce repetitive data entry when submitting a manuscript or other systems (all publishers, funders, association are incorporating ORCId in their workflow processes)
  • Ensure persistency across your career. When you change affiliation ORCID moves with you
  • No duplication of ORCID IDs
  • Reduce time consuming in updating & maintaining records (push notifications from publishers)
  • ORCID IDs can be added in author profile databases, HR databases, websites etc...
  • Supports interoperability with external systems