Are you frustrated by all of the work it takes to keep track of your publications, grants and other research output? Let us plant a seed about a solution — ORCiD. ORCiD (Open Researcher & Contributor ID) is a registry of unique identifiers for researchers and scholars that is open, non-proprietary, transparent, mobile and community-based. ORCid provides a persistent digital identifier that distinguishes you from other researchers and automatically links your professional activities, including
Create or Connect your ORCID iD
- Journal articles
- Encyclopedia entry
- Research tool
- Supervised student project
- Conference poster
- Conference paper
- Artistic performance
More and more funding organizations, publishers, universities and professional organizations are asking for ORCiDs and soon, the MagLab will join the list.
If you do not already have an ORCiD, create one at http://orcid.org/register. Import your outputs using the automated import tool. Be sure to connect your ORCiD to the MagLab and grant us permission to access their record as a trusted organization.
This ORCiD blog post explains detailed account settings and how to get the most out of your account.