What is an ORCID ID?

ORCID (Open Researcher and Contributor ID) provides an identifier for individuals as they engage in research, scholarship, and innovation.

Why should I have an ORCID ID?

  • It is a persistent digital identifier that distinguishes you from every other researcher
  • It ensures all of your work is correctly attributed to you – this includes publications, grants, data sets, and all research outputs

How do I get an ORCID ID?

You can obtain your ORCID identifier in three steps:

  1. Register here: https://orcid.org/signin 
  2. Add your information
  3. Use your ORCID identifier on publications, grant submissions, websites