Why is having an ORCID iD important?
Answered By: Open Access Team Last Updated: Mar 22, 2017 Views: 21
Having an ORCID iD is becoming increasingly standardised and some research funders, including HEFCE, advise that researchers should have one. There are a number of benefits to having an ORCID iD. Registering for an ORCID iD allows you to:
Eliminate name ambiguity and distinguish yourself from other researchers
Ensure that your work is discoverable and connected to you throughout your career
Minimize time spent on repetitive data entry online
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