What is ORCID?

Who uses ORCID?

  • Research institutions – see ORCID US Community members (125+ research institutions in the US)
  • Publishers70+ publishers requiring ORCID iD
  • Funders – see open letter committing to requiring ORCID iDs
  • Individuals – over 7 million people across the globe involved in research, innovation, & scholarly communication in multiple disciplines

Why use ORCID?

ORCID allows research institutions to:

  • Distinguish between individual researchers who share the same name
  • Track, Manage, and Share data across stakeholder systems & workflows
  • Assess individual researcher’s contributions for performance review, promotion, tenure
  • Discover where students & faculty go when they leave your institution
  • Measure institutional impact by aggregating individual contributions
  • Contribute to accuracy & trust in the scholarly communication landscape by asserting affiliations in ORCID
  • Leverage interoperability with other research information systems, within & outside your institution
  • Comply with requirements for funding applications & reporting
  • Save time & reduce administrative burden by using automated data transfer through ORCID

Where to go for more information?

Learn about the ORCID US Community at http://orcid-us.org
To set up a consultation, email orcidus@lyrasis.org