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ORCID (Open Researcher Contributor Identifier) iDs: Who Uses ORCID?

Understanding what ORCID is, why you should use an ORCID, how to use ORCID, who uses ORCID, how to register for an ORCID, and setting up your ORCID record.

The ORCID Ecosystem

ORCID works like an ecosystem: the more people and organizations using ORCID, the more everyone benefits.  ORCID is used by major research institutions, publishers and funders across the globe.

The ORCID iD Icon

Look for the ORCID iD icon to identify interoperable systems where you can use your ORCID iD:


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