ORCID (Open Researcher and Contributor ID)- provides you with a unique, persistent digital identifier that you can attach to your publications.
- resolves potential name ambiguity
- seamlessly links to multiple research formats, i.e., grants, manuscripts, etc.
- ensures that your work is recognized
Sign up for an ORCiD account: https://orcid.org/
Other Author Identification Systems include:
Researcher ID can be requested for use in Web of Science. It can be linked to your ORCID ID.
Scopus Author ID is automatically assigned by the publisher Elsevier for use in its Scopus database.
Google Scholar Profile. If your work is indexed in Google Scholar, you can sign up for a profile at Google Scholar Citations . It will appear when people search for your publications.
Altmetrics Bookmarklet provides a social media profile of references to your work.