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ORCID: Getting started with ORCID

What is ORCID?

ORCID (Open Researcher and Contributor ID) is a global non-profit organisation that provides a unique identifier for researchers to link their outputs with their research identity and get credit for their work

 

Why should I get an ORCID iD?

It helps link your research contributions to your name so that you can distinguish yourself from others and get the recognition you deserve

Do you...?  
share the same name as someone else or use different versions of your name when publishing? You can use your unique ORCID iD along with your name so there's no confusion as to whose research output it is
apply for grant funding? Funders such as ARC and NHMRC are requesting ORCID iDs to streamline the grant submission process
submit manuscripts for publication? Publishers are asking for ORCID iD so they can connect your work with you and ensure correct attribution
want to make your research more discoverable? ORCID is a global registry that helps optimise research visibility by showcasing your research output worldwide

 

How do I get an ORCID iD?

Use the Identity tab in your UOW Scholars profile to sign up with ORCID

Already have an ORCID iD? Make sure to link it with your Scholars profile

Watch how to link your ORCID iD and UOW Scholars profile