Researcher IDs or author IDs provide a unique identifier for each researcher. Having a distinctive author name is essential for academics’ work to be found among a global network of researchers.
“ORCID’s vision is a world where all who participate in research, scholarship, and innovation are uniquely identified and connected to their contributions across disciplines, borders, and time.”
Many publishers and funding agencies now require or encourage authors to apply for an ORCID iD. The ORCID iD provides a persistent digital identifier to distinguish you from others and supports you in your manuscript and grant submission activities.
Benefits of author IDs include:
At this workshop, you will learn more about ORCID iDs, how to create your own ORCID iD account, and how to populate it with your works from a variety of databases.
At this workshop you will:
For further information, workshop attendees are encouraged to review the following information page on ORCID iDs, developed by Inba Kehoe, UVic's Scholarly Communications librarian: