ORCID (Open Researcher and Contributor ID): Connecting Researchers and their Research


Please contact Shiffman Medical Library (askmed@wayne.edu) or
Alexandra Sarkozy (ff2662@wayne.edu) for assistance.

Benefits to Researchers

  • Eliminate name ambiguities
  • Improve dicoverability
  • Streamline grant application process
  • Easily update bibliography tool
  • Increase visibility of research profile
  • Facilitate networking 
  • Use ORCID as a hub between funding agencies, publishers, repositories, and article databases
  • Save time through reducing repetitive data entry


What are Benefits of Using ORCID

Benefits to Librarians

  • Easier tracking of researcher publications
  • Identification of faculty publications for institutional repository
  • Opportunity to provide research support
  • Integration of the library in the campus research workflow
  • Disambiguated search results
  • Strengthened relationships between librarians and researchers

ORCID Linkages