ORCID is a non-profit organization, which provides a fully open and interoperable identifier to reliably connect researchers with their research contributions.
The Open Researcher and Contributor ID or ORCID ID is a 16-digit identifier that researchers can register and use for free. An ORCID ID:
Helps research institutions, funders, publishers, and other organizations better track and support research work.
How ORCID Works
Ensure your work is recognized.
Maintain all your key information in one place.
ORCID is free, quick and easy to register and use.
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