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Solent Researchers

Library Support for Research Staff and Students


An ORCID iD (Open Researcher and Contributor ID) is a unique identifier used by researchers, authors and other contributors to make sure all of your research is correctly attributed to you.  Think of it as your National Insurance number for research. 

Why ORCID? from ORCID on Vimeo.

Setting yourself up with an ORCID iD is a very simple process and only takes as little as 30 seconds to complete, register here:

There is a series of "how to" videos on their Vimeo Channel