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Author Profiles: ORCiD

Author Profiles with ORCiD

A persistent digital identifier. 

The advantages

  • A virtual CV of your publications
  • Works published in various places are accessible in one place
  • Accurate attribution of the work
  • Track citation metrics (h-index, counts)
  • Demonstrate impact of your publications
  • Disseminate your research
  • Grow your personal networks

Others can use your ORCiD profile

  • Name standardization
  • Accurate citating of publications
  • Follow your publications


  • Can't edit incorrect entries,
  • Detect and remove duplicates
  • May have to manually add works
Akers, K. G., Sarkozy, A., Wu, W., & Slyman, A. (2016). ORCID Author Identifiers: A Primer for Librarians.Medical reference services quarterly

Getting Started with ORCID

To manage works already published through Scopus, Publins or Google Scolar - merge your author profiles. This will ensure your new publications are properly attributed to you and all publications are visible and accessible.

Instructions to Send Scopus author details and publication lists to ORCID



Member Organizations

ORCiD integrates with many resources available through the Library such as Scopus, Web of Science, and Google Scholar.


There are other member organizations involved: American Psychological Association, American Association for the Advancement of Science, CrossRef, Proquest, PLOS, Springer, and many more.

Get Connected

Increase your visibility with ORCiD by adding:

  • A WordPress Plugin
  • Link to your Social Media profile (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook)
  • Link in your email signature

Need Help?

Visit ORCiD for help pages and tutorials for information on personalizing Account settingsLinking to websites, and more.

Contact your Subject Librarian for help setting up your account, database integration, and with getting the most out of ORCiD

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