Registering for an ORCiD iD is easy and requires only a couple pieces of information:
Once you have registered, you can start using your ORCID iD right away!
When you have a chance, you can set up your profile by adding employment, education, qualifications, works, etc. to your profile to better ensure you receive appropriate credit for each of your works.
ORCID iDs help connect your research to you through a unique numerical identifier. A researcher’s ORCID iD remains the same throughout their career and it can be used across hundreds of research information systems, ensuring that research will always be connected to the correct researcher.
Why should you register for an ORCID iD?
An ORCID iD
Using an ORCID iD will ensure accurate attribution of your scholarly outputs to you, especially in cases where you:
Eventually all federal funders will begin to recommend Persistent Identifiers such as ORCID iDs for researchers. In the United States, the following funders currently recommend an ORCID iD for all or some award types (last updated Jan 2022):
You can also use your ORCID iD to populate SciENcv and help build your biosketch.