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ORCID at Brandeis University

This guide is intended for faculty and student researchers. It contains information about the Open Researcher and Contributor iD (ORCiD) registry, including how to get, use, and connect your ORCiD.

ORCID @ Brandeis Handouts

For quick guides to creating and using your ORCID iD, please download this supplemental handout.

Get an ORCiD

ORCiD ID LogoDistinguish Yourself in Three Easy Steps

ORCiD provides a persistent digital identifier that distinguishes you from every other researcher and, through integration in key research workflows such as manuscript and grant submission, supports automated linkages between you and your professional activities ensuring that your work is recognized.

Step 1 - Register or Connect

1. Get your unique ORCiD identifier or Connect your Existing ORCiD identifier with Brandeis via ScholarWorks

Step 1: If you do not yet have an ORCiD:

Step 2: Log into ScholarWorks at

Step 3: Click the "Edit profile" button above your photo on the left side of the page.

Step 4: Under the Researcher Identifiers section, click "Register or Connect your ORCID ID." You will be prompted to make Brandeis a trusted institution, if it is not already.



For questions or help, please contact

Step 2 - Add your Information

2. Enhance your ScholarWorks record

For now, you are advised not to do this. The Online Faculty Profile Core Project Team will advise when profiles are ready for your review. However, it is important to note that in 2022, ScholarWorks and ORCiD will sync. This means that your profile data in ScholarWorks, and specifically your full scholarship list, will sync with your ORCiD profile so both of your profiles reflect the full range of your work. This is significantly more efficient for you and will help promote your work by making sure your online presence reflects you.

Step 3 - Use your ORCiD

3. Use your ORCiD

Include your ORCID identifier on your Webpage, in your email signature, when you submit to publications or apply for grants, and in any research workflow to ensure you get credit for your work.