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ORCID (eng): Start

ORCID is a unique international identifier for researchers. Researchers at Dalarna University are strongly encouraged to create an ORCID ID as a means of ensuring correct attribution of research publications.

What is ORCID?

  • ​ORCID (Open Researcher & Contributor ID) is an international and unique digital identifier for researchers.
  • Researchers at Dalarna University are encouraged to acquire ORCID.
  • There is no cost for the individual researcher to use ORCID.
  • The Swedish Research Council's application and management system Prisma requires the use of ORCID.
  • ORCID is used both for applications and with publications in both Sweden as well as other countries. Many publications and research financiers already use ORCID.
  • ORCID is intended to accurately link researchers with their research publications.
  • ORCID remains with the researcher throughout his/her career regardless of name form, change of name, change of educational institute, relocation abroad, etc.
  • The Swedish Research Council has already established a national advisory group for research information. ORCID and its use in Sweden will be subjects of discussion within this group.
  • When registering publications in DiVA, ORCID can be specified.


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