Not a Research Profile ! Then what is
ORCID (Open Researcher and Contributor ID) is a registry of unique identifiers for researchers and
scholars. It is free, open, mobile, and community-driven.
Using an ORCID iD ensures that other research systems and services know who you are. This
simplifies manuscript submissions and grant applications, and improves author searches in key
databases like Web of Science and Scopus.
Think of ORCID as the scholarly equivalent of your
HK Identity Card number
A FEW REASONS
Why You Should Care
ORCID is a global initiative already in use by major funding bodies and
publishers including the US National Institutes of Health, the Wellcome Trust, Elsevier,
Thomson Reuters, and many
You can link your ORCID to other systems like ResearcherID and
Scopus. This helps ensure that your work is easily discoverable in key research
including your ORCID iD when submitting a manuscript, the article will be automatically
added to your ORCID account after publication (assuming the publisher supports this
Starting early in
will invite faculty to create an ORCID iD
You’ll receive an e-mail from us inviting you to create an ORCID iD. It will only
take 30 seconds!
Our system will automatically upload the publication information we have on file for
you (most works published between mid-2009 and mid-2014)
Excited about ORCID? You can create one by yourself now. When
you receive our e-mail you can link an existing account instead of creating one. We
will still add publication information to your record.
Our Guide to ORCID
Get more details about ORCID and how the RVP team can help you get the most out of it
Research Visibility Website
more about our other initiatives to support research visibility at HKBU