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ORCID - Connecting Research and Researchers: Home

Getting Started


  • Who runs ORCID?  Is it free?

    • ORCID is a not for profit organization and is completely free

  • What does ORCID mean?

    • ORCID is an acronym, short for Open Researcher and Contributor ID

  • What does ORCID do?

    • ORCHID will link all of your publications to your unique ORCID author ID.

  • Why do I need an ORCID ID?

    • An ORCID ID will help you consolidate all of your scholarly work under one unifying system.

  • Who can use my ORCID ID?

    • Publishers, funding organizations, administrators, database vendors, and other researchers

  • Ok, how do I get an ORCID ID?

    • Please click on the button below and follow thee onscreen instructions


What is ORCID? Video

Scopus to ORCID ID

To transfer your publications from Scopus to your ORCID account:

  • Sign in to your ORCID account
  • From the "Works" tab, mouse over the "+ Add Works" menu and choose "Search & link"
  • Scroll down and click on "Scopus to ORCID" link
  • You will be taken to the Scopus site
  • Follow the onscreen instructions to transfer your publications to your ORCID account


Created by Professor Robert Battenfeld