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Your ORCID identifier (ORCID iD) is your lifelong digital name. Learn more about ORCID and how it can benefit you.


Anyone may register and use an ORCID iD. You do not need to have an institutional affiliation, and there is no set of requirements to qualify as a researcher or contributor.


The trust-building and time-saving power of your ORCID iD is unlocked when you connect your iD with other systems and enable information to flow into your record.

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