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Disambiguates individuals. This is especially helpful for people with common names or those who have changed their name.
Gives you control of your scholarly profile regardless of name changes, variations of your name in publications, or institution changes
Improves the visibility of your work through a scholarly profile controlled by you
Required by a growing number of publishers (e.g. Wiley, PLOS, Cambridge University Press, and many others)
Required or encouraged by a growing number of funding agencies
Saves you time by allowing information to be entered in one place
Including your ORCiD identifier may be possible or required when you submit a manuscript for publication. This will help to automatically create a new record for that work in your ORCiD record when it's published. Review a current list of publishers who require ORCiD identifiers with submissions.-0
There are four ways to add works to your ORCiD record: