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ORCID iDs

An ORCID iD (Open Researcher and Contributor ID) is an alphanumeric code, kind of like a social security number, that links you to your professional activities and distinguishes you from other researchers.

Register for an ORCID iD

  1. Register for an ORCID iD
    • We recommend setting the visibility to "Everyone" so ORCID can help you connect to other profile systems and tools.
  2. Connect your ORCID iD to Stanford
    • This allows Stanford to reduce administrative burden for all researchers across a growing number of systems.
  3. Set up your ORCID Record
    • You (or someone you choose) can set up your record to auto-update with new publications.


Answered By: Alice Kalinowski
Last Updated: Mar 05, 2021

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