ORCID—optimizing research discoverability

As a researcher, it is critical to your reputation and career that research and scholarly organizations, funders, publishers, scholarly societies and associations, and your fellow researchers be able to quickly and unambiguously identify and attribute your work – and only your work – to you. How can you ensure that you are receiving credit and correct attribution for your work?

ORCID helps you easily and reliably link your identity with your contributions including datasets, published articles, books, patents, grants, and more. ORCID provides a unique and persistent identifier that links your name to your professional activities throughout your career and enables you to maintain a continuous online record all in one place.

ORCID helps you:

  • Ensure your work is connected to you
  • Minimize time spent on entering repetitive data
  • Eliminate name ambiguity

What is ORCID?

ORCID. “What is ORCID?,” Vimeo video, 4:17, June 4, 2014, http://orcid.org/content/orcid-ambassadors-1/outreachresources

As of June 2014, more than 750,000 ORCID iDs have been registered, with broad international usage. ORCID is interoperable across multiple systems and institutions, including online submission systems, institutional repositories, grant and funding systems, professional society databases, and others.

Registering for your ORCID iD is fast, easy, and free! Follow the prompts to register as a new user and claim your ORCID identifier. Edit your ORCID profile to include all previous research activities, control your privacy settings, and begin using your ORCID iD when you submit papers or apply for grants.

Claim your iD online at http://orcid.org/ or register for your ORCID iD through GIE‘s online editorial system, EES.

Already have an ORCID iD? Connect your submissions and papers published in GIE by editing your EES profile under the “Change Details” tab.

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