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Why Researchers Need An Orcid ID And How To Use It Effectively?

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Why Researchers Need An Orcid ID And How To Use It Effectively?

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Gareth DykePaleontologist, Editor-in-Chief, Historical Biology, Taylor & Francis

Gareth Dyke - R Upskill Training Instructor Profile Image Gareth Dyke

Learn how this unique identifier can help you stand out from other researchers with the same name, strengthen your researcher profile, and connect with the larger academic community through this bite-sized video program.

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10 mins

English

video

Online, On demand learning

Access on any device

What you learn

What is an ORCID iD and how it works

Advantages of having an ORCID iD

How this identification number works for you

Instances where you need to submit an ORCID iD

Description

Have you ever been confused for someone else? How can you ensure that your research and achievements can be distinguished from those of other researchers with similar names? Can you showcase all your publications and other relevant academic information online for better visibility? If you’ve asked yourself any of these questions, this program is perfect for you!

This short video program introduces you to ORCID (Open Research and Contributor Identifier), a non-profit, community-based initiative aimed at creating unique identifiers for researchers across organizations, disciplines, and geographies. Through this course, you will understand the benefits of having an ORCID iD and why it’s recommended for research authors to distinguish their work and achievements from others. You will also get a brief overview of how you can sign up and get your own identifier to create a unique researcher profile for yourself. Perfect for international authors and those starting out in academic publishing, this program shows you how to use ORCID to manage research workflows like journal and grant submission, maintain an updated online record with trusted information regarding your research activities, and facilitate a global integrated research community!

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Gareth Dyke - R Upskill Training Instructor

Gareth Dyke

Paleontologist, Editor-in-Chief, Historical Biology, Taylor & Francis

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Gareth Dyke manages the Taylor & Francis journal Historical Biology as Editor-in-Chief. His research has been widely covered in the media and he is often invited to present talks and lead workshops around the world, most recently in Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, China, Colombia, Spain, Hungary, Romania, and Slovakia.

A regular contributor to The Conversation, he has also written numerous news…

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