ORCiD (Open Researcher and Contributor Identifier) is a 16-digit number that uniquely and persistently identifies a scholarly researcher (for example, http://orcid.org/0000-0001-9718-6515).
ORCiD is a not-for-profit organization, and its work is open, transparent, and non-proprietary. ORCiD adheres to principles of privacy and researcher control.
Virginia Tech researchers are encouraged to register for an ORCiD identifier (it's quick and there's no cost), in order to:
Virginia Tech is a premium member of ORCiD.
ORCiD is integrated with Virginia Tech's faculty reporting system, Elements (EFARS). To set this up, sign in to Elements and go to My Profile > Settings > Automatic Claiming.
Need help? Send an email to email@example.com.
The University Libraries is currently working to integrate ORCiD with:
In your profile, scroll down to Works and then look to the right and hover your mouse over +Add Works to see three ways to add your publications to ORCiD:
Need more help? Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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