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Researcher Visibility and Impact: ORCID

A guide into Academic or Researcher visibility

This guide provides information about ORCID (Open Researcher and Contributor Identifier) and its usefulness for researchers at UJ.

What is ORCID?

  • ORCID stands for Open Researcher and Contributor Identifier.
  • It is a unique number for identifying your work as an academic author or contributor.
  • It ensures that work is properly attributed and that you receive credit for everything you do as a researcher.