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What Is ORCID?

Before you sign up for an ORCID, perhaps you'd like to learn more about it. ORCID--or Open Researcher and Contributor Identifiers--are unique IDs that you can use as a researcher to identify your academic work. The IDs help funders, publishers, scholarly societies, and other researchers to quickly find and distinguish your work from materials created by other researchers with similar names. ORCIDs are being used and increasingly required by publishers such as the Royal Society, PLOS, IEEE, ACS, Springer, Wiley, Sage, and Cambridge UP.

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Copyright & Reuse

This ORCID Guide by Kelly Frost were adapted with permission from the ORCID LibGuide by Mark Bilby from California State University, Fullerton which was adapted with permission from the ORCID LibGuide created by Talea Anderson at Washington State University. A Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License applies to that guide. Creative Commons License