An ORCID iD (Open Researcher and Contributor ID) is a unique identifier that connects you to your scholarship and differentiates you from other researchers, facilitating online discovery and recognition of your work. ORCID iDs are persistent and independent of institutional affiliation, ensuring that you stay linked to your research outputs throughout your career.
Who can get an ORCID iD
Stanford University faculty, staff, and students are eligible.
What to expect
- Creating an ORCID iD is fast and free.
- Set the visibility of your ORCID record to ‘Everyone’ in order to benefit from ORCID’s connections with other profile systems and tools, including funder and publisher application systems.
- Linking your ORCID iD and SUNet ID allows information to remain up-to-date in both ORCID and Stanford systems.
- ORCID records can also serve as online profiles—learn how to ensure that your ORCID record reflects your scholarly publications and professional activities.