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Manage Your Research Identity: Why get an ORCID?

Getting an ORCID iD:

  • Distinguishes scholarly contributions among researchers with the same or very similar names.

  • Overcomes problems with inconsistent name formats and legal name changes.

  • Ensures that your work is discoverable and increases your research visibility.

  • Connects your research to you throughout your career.

  • Is being required by major journal publishers and funding organizations.

  • Enhances the discoverability of your funding history.

  • Automatically updates your record as you publish.


           Photo source: ORCID. (2020, December 30). A quick tour of the ORCID record [Video]. Vimeo.