An ORCID iD is a unique persistent identifier for researchers and scholars that stays with you throughout your career. This helps improve the discoverability of your work, connects your works, and eliminates name ambiguity.
Use your iD in grants, publications, datasets, etc.
Benefits of using ORCID
An ORCID is important for addressing author disambiguation (different authors with the same name) and linking scholarly publications across multiple systems used by publishers, scholarly societies, funding bodies, and employing institutions. For a complete list of entities utilizing ORCID, see http://orcid.org/organizations/integrators/current.