Answered By: Office of Scholarly Communications & Publishing ULS
Last Updated: Dec 15, 2016     Views: 10

ORCID provides a unique, persistent identifier that can help make your scholarship easier to find and attribute so that you get credit for all that you do. 

An ORCID ID is being required by grant funders, publishers, and scholarly organizations of all types to help disambiguate author names and provide links to other records of scholarship. Visit for more information and to sign up for an ORCID ID. 

Watch this short video for an explanation of how ORCID works:

What is ORCID? from ORCID on Vimeo.



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