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Promote Your Research: ORCID, Google Scholar, and More: ORCID


  • Distinguish between different researchers with the same name.
  • Unique and persistent identifier to allow computers and people to identify individuals.
  • Solves the “Googleganger” problem.
  • If you change your name, the number stays the same.
  • Universities use it to track their research output.


ORCID Profile Example

ORCID Profile Example