ORCID provides researchers with a globally unique ID that can be used throughout their scholarly career. In an international research environment, your ORCID distinguishes your research output from all other researchers to ensure consistent, reliable attribution of your work and accurate measurement of your research impact. Read more about ORCID iD and how you can use it most effectively in the Citations, Altmetrics and Researcher Profiles Guide.
The UWA Research Integrity Policy requires authors to include their ORCID in publications and to ensure that their ORCID iD is linked to their profile in the UWA Profiles and Research Repository.
Linking your ORCID iD to your UWA Profiles and Research Repository profile will:
Once connected, your ORCID iD will display under your position title in your ‘Personal overview’ in the Repository:
Follow the instructions below to either:
First, double-check that you don't already have an ORCID iD to avoid creating a duplicate profile. Try searching for your name on the ORCID Website. If your name appears, try logging in using your current or previous email addresses. You may need to use the Forgotten password option.
To create a new ORCID® iD, you can register for one through your profile in the UWA Profiles and Research Repository. The two profiles will automatically be linked and new publications will be exported to your ORCID record when they are added to the Repository. Registration for an ORCID iD is free. Follow the instructions below:
If you already have an ORCID iD, watch the video or follow the instructions below on how you can connect your ORCID iD to your profile in the UWA Profiles and Research Repository.
9. Click Save at the bottom of the screen.
Your ORCID iD will display under your position title in your ‘Personal overview’ in the Repository.