ORCiD & Researcher Identifiers
What is ORCiD?
ORCID® (Open Researcher and Contributor ID) provides a persistent digital identifier to researchers. This identifier is used to link a researcher to their research outputs and activities.
- Disambiguates authors
- Connects you to your research activities throughout your research career.
- Is portable
- Is increasing required in publication workflow by publishers such as Springer Nature, IEEE and Wiley. A list of publishers who require ORCiDs can be found here.
- Is encouraged or required by many funding bodies such as the ARC or NHMRC
ORCiD is a not-for-profit organization. For more information on ORCiD visit https://orcid.org/