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.

Strategies for Librarians to Promote ORCID

  • Promotion of ORCID through library website, social media outlets, and information fairs and other campus activities
  • Addition of ORCID identifiers to email signature and in any research workflow
  • Individual consultations with researchers
  • Stand-alone ORCID workshops or faculty meeting presentations
  • Integration of ORCID information into workshops on database searching, altmetrics, SciENcv, online researcher profiles,  in scientific research, and writing courses, etc.
  • Communication of ORCID importance through liaison networks
  • Integration of ORCID identifiers into institutional repository
  • Mediation of ORCID identifier creation and maintenance
  • Creation of educational materials (e.g., LibGuide)
  • Become an ORCID expert to make recommendations to the institution 
  • Document and assess the use of ORCID in library

Librarians' Engagement in Implementing ORCID within Campus