ORCID provides a persistent digital identifier that distinguishes you from every other researcher and ensures that your work is recognized by linking you to your professional activities.
Unlike other research IDs, your ORCID iD is universal. It's not tied to any institution or database, and it can follow you wherever your research takes you.
Publishers, funders, research institutions, and other organizations are increasingly adopting or supporting ORCID.
You can get yourself set up with ORCID in three easy steps:
Registering for your ORCID iD only takes 30 seconds at orcid.org! Use your UA email address when you sign up!
Once you've created your ORCID iD, it's easy to add your scholarly works to your ORCID record, enable automatic updates, and delegate management of your record to someone else.
Include your ORCID identifier on your webpage, when you submit publications, apply for grants, and in any research workflow to ensure you get credit for your work.
To link works from another system, choose Search & link from the Add works menu in the works portion of your record:
Select a system from the list (CrossRef is a good general source, others will depend on your discipline). You'll be asked to authorize the system, and will then be able to identify works in that system that are yours and that you would like transferred to your record.
You may control how much of your ORCID record is publicly visible. For both your personal information and information about your works, three settings are available: