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ORCID (Open Researcher and Contributor ID)

ORCID Research Guide to convey the basics of what it is, who can use it, and how/where to sign up.

How to register, create, and update your profile?

New to ORCID? Here's how to sign up.

  1. Register at to receive you free iD (a video tutorial can be found here)
  2. In the account profile fill out your biography, education, and employment sections
  3. In the works section, search and link your works to connect them to your ORCID record using the Search and Link Wizard function
  4. Manage your privacy preferences in your account settings

Connect an Existing ORCID ID:
If you already have an ORCID ID you do not need to create another one. Each ID is uniquely throughout your career as a researcher. If you don't remember your account information click here to learn how you can recover it.