The Ellen Clarke Bertrand Library

ORCID Profiles: Creating Your Profile

Register for an ORCID Identifier

1) It's free to register for an ORCID identifier and the registration takes only 30 seconds.  

  • Go to the registration page ( ) -- see example at right.
  • Fill out the registration form with your name and email address, and create a password
  • Select your privacy preference 
    • Everyone
    • Trusted parties
    • Only me
  • Select email notification delivery frequency
    • Immediately
    • Daily summary
    • Weekly summary
    • Quarterly summary
    • Never (notifications will still be available in your ORCID account)
  • Accept the terms of use after reading the policy and usage terms and conditions 

2) After the registration, you will be given a 16-digit ORCID identifer.  

3) You can add your personal and professional information such as biography, education, employment, funding, and works to your record.

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