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ORCID allows scholars and students to record and share their professional activities with a global audience.

What is ORCID?

ORCID (Open Researcher and Contributor iD) is a free, unique, persistent identifier for individuals to use as they engage in research, scholarship, and innovation activities.



ORCID allows you to:

  • Record and share all your scholarly work in one place,
  • Take your scholarly record with you throughout your professional life,
  • Avoid mistaken identity if someone else shares your name,
  • Automatically populate your record, saving you time and repetition.

See ORCID Help Center for more information.

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