ORCID, which stands for Open Researcher and Contributor ID, provides a unique, persistent identifier that distinguishes you from other researchers.
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More and more institutions, organizations, funders and publishers are adopting the use of ORCID iDs.
Here are a few of the benefits of having your own ORCID iD:
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