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ORCID and Other Unique Author Identifiers: Registering for ORCID

Explains what a unique author identifier is, cites examples of unique author identifier systems in current use, and provides links to unique author identifier and related resources.

Creating your ORCID account

To create an ORCID ID, go to the ORCID website at:

Step #1: Click in "SIGN IN", on the top right of the ORCID homepage to view the registration tab.



Complete all the required fields and set your default privacy level (for maximum usefulness set to Public). You may need to log into your email account and accept the account creation request.


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Tom A
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
One Bungtown Road
Cold Spring Harbor, NY 11724