Welcome to the ORCID and other Researcher Profiles Guide. Author profiles and identifiers can be used to:
ORCID (Open Researcher and Contributor ID) is an registry of unique identifers for researchers and scholars that is open, non-profit, global, transparent, mobile and community-based. ORCID provides a persistent digital identifier that distinguishes you from every other researcher and supports automated linkages across all of your professional activities.
1. Register for an ORCID at https://orcid.org/register
2. Add details under Biography, Employment, and Funding by clicking the Add tab.
3. You can add details for your works by clicking Add works, then Search and link. This allows you to link your ORCID with a veriety of providers, including ANDS, CrossRef, DataCite, Researcher ID and Scopus.
Guides to linking your ORCID iD
Eliminates name ambiguities: An ORCID ID enables you to easily distinguish yourself and assure that your work is attributed only to yourself.
Saves time by reducing repetitive data entry. As ORCID is becoming increasingly implemented into other systems, the reuse of profile or publication data is being facilitated more easily.
Improves discoverability as you easily and uniquely associate your identity to your outputs and activities.
Provides a comprehensive list of all outputs and activities in one place, including outputs like datasets, peer review activities and more.
Guides to setting up your ORCID iD