Welcome to Day 1 of the Research Impact Challenge!
Online scholarly identities will be the focus of our first two challenges, and are reflected in other activities you will pursue this week. Creating and maintaining an online scholarly identity can enhance the visibility of your work, help you build your scholarly reputation, provide networking opportunities, and even help potential collaborators find you.
Your first challenge is to create (or update) your ORCID profile.
What is an ORCID?
An ORCID is a unique, permanent identifier that aims to protect your scholarly identity and help you keep your publication record up-to-date with very little effort.
Why create an ORCID?
This 16-digit identifier distinguishes you from every other researcher and supports automated linkages between you and your professional activities. As you may have noticed, publishers, funding agencies, and others increasingly request an ORCID, in order to ensure that publications, funding, and other forms of scholarly work are accurately associated with you.
Already have an ORCID?
Preparing for your next challenge:
Congratulations! You’ve completed Day 1 of the Research Impact Challenge: registering your ORCID! On Day 2, you'll claim your Google Scholar profile.
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