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ORCID provides a persistent digital identifier that distinguishes you from other researchers and supports automated linkages between you and your research activities. For example, funding organizations, such as ARC, NHMRC, are requesting ORCID ID in grant submissions; publishers are requesting ORCID IDs during manuscript submissions.
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UC San Diego research guide on ORCiD
ORCiD 4 min video 2020 Feb 20
ORCiD examples at UC San Diego
Why do I need an ORCiD?
WHY DO I NEED ONE?
ORCID iDs are used by publishers, funders, associations and other organizations to make sure your work is correctly attributed to you, to unambiguously differentiate you from other scholars with the same name, and to streamline workflows such as submitting and reviewing journal articles, applying for funding, and more: