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ORCID Researcher Identifier

NEW: Beginning in October 2019, NIH Training Grants require participants to link their ORCID iDs to their personal profiles in eRA Commons. Learn more here.

What is ORCID?

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Benefits to Researchers

  • Reliably connects you with your contributions and affiliations
  • Saves you time – “enter once, re-use often”
  • Improves recognition for you and your research outputs
  • Increases discoverability of your research outputs
  • Alleviates mistaken identity
  • You own and control your record, managing what information is connected and how it is shared
  • More and more systems you already use are connected with ORCID
  • Free to register and use

Contact the libraries’ ORCID Team for assistance or more information: orcid@library.wisc.edu

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