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Research impact guide: ORCID


An ORCID iD is a unique, persistent identifier for researchers that helps distinguish your research activities and outputs from those of other researchers with similar names to ensure you get credit for your work.

This persistent digital identifier would act like a DOI (Digital Object Identifier) for researchers. It aims to connect researchers with all their research outputs, including publications, grants and datasets.

It is recommended that all UNSW researchers have an ORCID iD.

How do I get an ORCID iD?

  • Log in to ROS and click on the Add your ORCID link to register. It's quick and easy to register and connect your research to your new ORCID iD.
  • By registering via ROS you will also link the ORCID iD to your ROS profile.
  • Once set up as a trusted source, ROS can claim publications from your ORCID profile automatically for you.
  • Don't forget to use your ORCID iD on every research activity or output to ensure your ORCID iD connects all of your research.

Already have an ORCID iD?

Add it to your ROS profile to improve the accuracy of your search settings.

 See our ORCID page for more information or contact your Faculty Outreach Librarian


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