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ORCiD

ORCiD is an acronym for Open Researcher & Contributor ID. ORCiD is an open, non-profit, community-based effort to provide a registry of unique researcher identifiers and a method of linking research-related items, such as articles as datasets, to these identifiers. 

  • Links authors to their datasets and other works in addition to articles.
  • Authors can control what information in their ORCiD profile they share. Only the ORCiD iD is automatically shared. (See ORCiD's privacy policy.)
  • It is easy to import research output from other sources, including ResearcherID and Datacite Metadata Store to your ORCiD profile. (See ORCiD's import works page.)
  • Many organizations and publishers integrate with ORCiD, including Nature Publishing Group, Elsevier, and the American Physical Society. See a complete list of integrators.
  • Registration is free, privacy-protected, and quick. Go to ORCiD's registration page.

Modified from https://libguides.mit.edu/authorids