This guide will explain how to make your research and publications more accessible and reduce ambiguity between you and other researchers. It will also compare 4 researcher/author identifiers, plus provide a brief introduction to other web profiles to consider.
Researcher profiles and IDs can be used to:
There are many of options for creating a unique identity. Learn more about some of these options by clicking on their names below.
|Researcher Profile Site||Reason to Use|
Author identifier = ORCID iD
Author identifier = ScopusID
Author identifier = Web of Science ResearcherID
|Google Scholar Citations||
No author identifier