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Register for an ORCID iD: Intro

Register for an ORCID iD

What is an ORCID iD?

An ORCID iD is a unique and persistent identifier for researchers. This identification number can help make your publications easier to find, especially when some researchers may have the same or similar names. Add this iD number to your webpage, grant applications, and any research workflows to ensure credit for your work is given to you.

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The National Institutes of Health (NIH), Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced in 2019 that "individuals supported by research training, fellowship, research education, and career development awards will be required to have ORCID iDs (Open Researcher and Contributor Identifiers) beginning in FY 2020."  See link for notice details: Notice Number NOT-OD-19-109