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ORCID: Connecting Research and Researchers: Home

This guide will assist researchers with creating their ORCID account, importing information into the account, and using the account with future research

Get started with ORCID, join the 7+ million researchers that have ORCID iDs

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  8,038,022  ORCID iDs and counting. See more...



Infographic: "The Value of Using Unique Identifiers for Researchers"

From ORCID Blog: "Download the PDFs here to use the infographic today -- and let us know what you think!"

Pivot, the funding opportunities database from Office of Research, is interoperable with ORCID

For assistance with Pivot, contact their tech support (, 800-521-0600 ext. 74440 or 734-997-4440) or contact Hannah Schmidt ( in the Office of Research and Engagement.


UTK researchers who have added ORCID to their workflows

ORCID in Wikipedia, Wikispecies, Wikidata

ORCID @UTK: evidence of institutional value

Evidence of institutional value:  proof of concept that ORCID has the potential to increase transparence and reduce the burdens on researchers IF researcher information systems are integrated/interoperable with ORCID at the highest levels.

To create an ORCID page or optimize your ORCID page go to