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Obtaining an ORCiD (short for Open Researcher and Contributor ID) allows you as a researcher to reliably and unambiguously connect your name with your work throughout your career, including your published papers, research data, institutional affiliations, or work history. Having an ORCiD helps you as a researcher by:
ORCiD is a non-proprietary, non-profit, global, community-based registry of research identifiers and is widely used by research institutions, funders, and publishers.
For more information about ORCiD and how it helps you make a greater impact as a researcher, see our ORCiD research guide.