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Any non-profit organization in the US can become a member of the ORCID US Community, administered by LYRASIS, which provides premium ORCID consortium membership benefits to participating organizations. Premium membership is the highest level of ORCID membership. To learn more about how your organization could benefit from ORCID US Community membership, or to request membership paperwork and become a member, contact

ORCID US Membership Fees

Currently, each organization in the ORCID US Community consortium pays the same fee of $4,800 per calendar year, and this fee will remain flat through 2023, after which it is subject to change based on ORCID’s fee principles. The membership fee is pro-rated for new members joining mid-year. All members receive an annual renewal notice to confirm continued participation from year to year. 

ORCID US Community membership fee breakdown:

  • $3,000 - ORCID membership fee
  • $1,800 - LYRASIS administrative and support fee

ORCID US Membership Benefits

Organizations participating as members of the ORCID US Community receive the following benefits:

  • Access to 5 Premium ORCID Member API keys for connecting multiple enterprise systems with the ORCID registry. Integration of local systems with the ORCID API allows institutions to:
    • Authenticate, connect, read, and update associated researchers’ ORCID iD records
    • Assert ownership of organization name(s) for consistent, trusted, and valid affiliations with researchers
    • Maintain connections with researchers across time, disciplines, and borders
    • Ease administrative burden with faster, interoperable, and automated information sharing between local systems and researchers’ ORCID records
  • Access to the ORCID Member Portal, which provides access to:
    • Member Reporting: On-demand, real-time reporting and statistics related to local adoption of ORCID and usage of institutional ORCID API integrations
    • Affiliation Manager: Graphical user interface (GUI) that allows institutions to add affiliations to their researchers’ ORCID records manually or via CSV upload
  • Monthly ORCID Member Newsletter
  • Access to dedicated tier 1 technical and community support
  • Access to ORCID registry search services to help identify current ORCID holders at your institution (for planning and assessment purposes)
  • Access to the ORCID US Community Members-Only Discussion Forum, and participation in a growing national and international community developing best practices, knowledge, and skills in research and scholarly communication workflows

See our Value of ORCID for Institutions one-pager for more information, and contact with any questions.

Member Responsibilities

To get the most value from ORCID, members should integrate the ORCID member API into local systems using the 5 API keys that are included in the ORCID US member benefits. To learn more about how to get started, visit our ORCID US Planning Guide.

New Member Guide​ ​

​Current Members​

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry  Washington, DC
American Heart Association  Dallas, TX
American Society of Plant Biologists  Rockville, MD
American University  Washington, DC
Arizona State University  Mesa, AZ
Auburn University  Auburn, AL
Augusta University  Augusta, GA
Autism Speaks  Princeton, NJ
Baylor University  Waco, TX
Boise State University  Boise, ID
Boston College  Chestnut Hill, MA
Boston University  Boston, MA
Brandeis University  Waltham, MA
Breast Cancer Research Foundation  New York, NY
Brown University  Providence, RI
Bucknell University  Lewisburg, PA
California Digital Library  La Jolla, CA
California Institute of Technology  Pasadena, CA
California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo  San Luis Obispo, CA
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona  Pomona, CA
California State University System  Long Beach, CA
California State University, Bakersfield  Long Beach, CA
California State University, Channel Islands  Camarillo, CA
California State University, Fresno  Fresno, CA
California State University, Fullerton  Fullerton, CA
California State University, Long Beach  Long Beach, CA
California State University, Los Angeles  Los Angeles, CA
California State University, Sacramento  Sacramento, CA
California State University, San Bernardino  San Bernardino, CA
Carnegie Mellon University  Pittsburgh, PA
Case Western Reserve University  Cleveland, OH
Cedars Sinai Health System  Los Angeles, CA
Claremont Colleges Library  Claremont, CA
Clemson University  Clemson, SC
Colorado State University  Fort Collins, CO
Columbia University  New York, NY
Cornell University  Ithaca, NY
Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation  New York, NY
Dartmouth College Libraries  Hanover, NH
Denver Health and Hospital Authority  Denver, CO
Drexel University  Philadelphia, PA
Duke University  Durham, NC
Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP)  Boulder, CO
East Tennessee State University  Johnson City, TN
Emory University-Woodruff Library  Atlanta, GA
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis  St. Louis, MO
Florida International University  Miami, FL
Florida State University Libraries  Tallahassee FL 32306, FL
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center  Seattle, WA
George Washington University  Washington, DC
Georgetown University  Washington, DC
Georgetown University Medical Center  Washington, DC
Georgia Institute of Technology  Atlanta, GA
Georgia State University  Atlanta, GA
Harvard Medical School  Boston, MA
Harvard University  Cambridge, MA
Hofstra University Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell  Hempstead, New York
Howard University  Washington, DC
Humboldt State University  Arcata, CA
Indiana University Bloomington  Bloomington, IN
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)  Indianapolis, IN
Iowa State University  Ames, IA
Johns Hopkins University  Baltimore, MD
Lehigh University  Bethlehem, PA
Louisiana State University Libraries  Baton Rouge, LA
Massachusetts Institute of Technology  Cambridge, MA
Melanoma Research Alliance  Washington, DC
Michigan State University  East Lansing, MI
Mississippi State University  Starkville, MS
Montana State University  Bozeman, MT
New York University  New York, NY
North Carolina State University Libraries  Raleigh, NC
Northwestern University  Evanston, IL
OCLC, Inc  Dublin, OH
Ohio University Libraries  Athens, OH
Oklahoma State University  Stillwater, OK
Oregon State University Libraries  Corvallis, OR
Pennsylvania State University  University Park, PA
Princeton University  Princeton, NJ
Purdue University  West Lafayette, IN
Rowan University  Glassboro, NJ
RTI International  Research Triangle Park, NC
Rutgers University Libraries  Piscataway, NJ
Sam Houston State University  Huntsville, TX
San Diego State University  San Diego, CA
San Francisco State University  San Francisco, CA
San Jose State University  San Jose, CA
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory  Cambridge, MA
Southern Methodist University  Dallas, TX
Stanford University  Stanford, CA
Swarthmore College  Swarthmore, PA
Syracuse University  Syracuse, NY
Temple University  Philadelphia, PA
Texas A&M University Libraries-College Station  College Station, TX
Texas State University  San Marcos, TX
Texas Tech University Libraries  Lubbock, TX
The Catholic University of America  Washington, DC
The Children's Tumor Foundation  New York, NY
The Nemours Foundation  Jacksonville, FL
The Ohio State University Libraries  Columbus, OH
The Simons Foundation  New York, NY
The University of Texas at Austin  Austin, TX
Thomas Jefferson University  Philadelphia, PA
Tufts University  Medford, MA
Tulane University  New Orleans, LA
Underwriters Laboratories, Inc.  Northbrook, IL
University at Buffalo (SUNY)  Buffalo, NY
University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR)  Boulder, CO
University of Alabama at Birmingham  Birmingham, AL
University of Alabama Libraries  Tuscaloosa, AL
University of Arizona  Tucson, AZ
University of Arkansas at Fayetteville  Fayetteville, AR
University of California Davis  Davis, CA
University of California Irvine  Irvine, CA
University of California Los Angeles (UCLA)  Los Angeles, CA
University of California San Diego  La Jolla, CA
University Of California San Francisco  San Francisco, CA
University of California Santa Barbara  Santa Barbara, CA
University of Central Florida  Orlando, FL
University of Cincinnati  Cincinnati, OH
University of Cincinnati Office of Research  Cincinnati, OH
University of Colorado Boulder  Boulder, CO
University of Connecticut  Storrs, CT
University of Delaware  Newark, DE
University of Denver  Denver, CO
University Of Florida  Gainesville, FL
University of Georgia  Athens, GA
University of Idaho  Moscow, ID
University of Illinois at Chicago  Chicago, IL
University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign  Urbana, IL
University of Iowa Libraries  Iowa City, IA
University of Kansas  Lawrence, KS
University Of Louisville  Louisville, KY
University of Maryland Baltimore County  Baltimore, MD
University of Maryland Libraries  College Park, MD
University of Maryland School of Medicine  Baltimore, MD
University of Massachusetts Amherst  Amherst, MA
University of Miami  Coral Gables, FL
University of Michigan  Ann Arbor, MI
University of Minnesota  Minneapolis, MN
University Of Missouri-St Louis  St Louis, MO
University of Nebraska-Lincoln  Lincoln, NE
University of Nevada, Las Vegas  Las Vegas, NV
University of New Hampshire  Durham, NH
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill  Chapel Hill, NC
University of North Carolina at Wilmington  Wilmington, NC
University of North Texas at Denton  Denton, TX
University of Notre Dame  Notre Dame, IN
University of Oklahoma  Norman, OK
University of Oregon  Eugene, OR
University of Pennsylvania  Philadelphia, PA
University of Pittsburgh  Pittsburgh, PA
University of Rhode Island  Kingston, RI
University of Rochester  Rochester, NY
University of Southern California Libraries  Los Angeles, CA
University of Tennessee Health Science Center  Memphis, TN
University of Tennessee Knoxville  Knoxville, TN
University of Texas at Arlington  Arlington, TX
University of Texas at Dallas  Richardson, TX
University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP)  El Paso, TX
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center  Houston, TX
University of Texas San Antonio  San Antonio, TX
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center  Dallas, TX
University of the District of Columbia  Washington, DC
University of Utah  Salt Lake City, UT
University of Virginia  Charlottesville, VA
University of Washington  Seattle, WA
University of Wisconsin-Madison  Madison, WI
University of Wyoming Libraries  Laramie, WY
Vanderbilt University  Nashville, TN
Virginia Commonwealth University  Richmond, VA
Virginia Tech  Blacksburg, VA
Washington State University  Pullman, WA
Washington University in St. Louis  St. Louis, MO
Wayne State University Libraries  Detroit, MI
West Virginia University  Morgantown, WV
William & Mary  Williamsburg, VA
Yale University  New Haven, CT