Use the ORCID @ LANL tool!
Register here for an ORCID ID at Los Alamos National Laboratory
Use the LANL Research Library's ORCID tool to register for a new ORCID or to update your current ORCID profile.
Benefits of using ORCID @ LANL :
- You can affiliate your ORCID with the Lab when you register or switch your current affiliation
- You can automatically migrate your publication information for everything you've published from the lab since 2006, using the library's database
- In the future, it will automatically update your ORCID with new publications from the Lab as they happen
- You can fill in biographical information that will be integrated with your ORCID account
What is ORCID?
ORCID is a persistent digital identifier that distinguishes you from other researchers. It is integrated with key research workflows such as grant submission and automatically links you to your professional activities and scholarly publications. ORCID ensures that your work is recognized.
Visit the ORCID main website to learn more.
See our FAQ section for information on how to manage your ORCID account.
Why do I need an ORCID ID?
Creating an ORCID ID is fast and easy. There are several reasons to get one:
- It can help increase your scholarly presence by aggregating and linking to your publications.
- ORCID is getting big; journals, funders, and institutions are moving to ORCID.
- It's stable and lasts a long time.
- ORCID is secure; you have control over who can view your information.
- It helps ensure that your work is properly attributed to you by eliminating name ambiguity.
- ORCID enables researchers to receive credit for their work by including ORCID ID in webpages, publication submissions, grant applications, and research workflows.
- It facilitates data exchange and compliance with mandates for deposit of research outcomes.
How do I register for an ORCID ID?
We've made it easy for you to register through the lab, straight from this webpage.
Click here to create an ID using your z-number.
If you already have an ORCID iD, enter the email currently associated with your ORCID account in addition to your z-number. Proceed to the next page and enter your ORCID password to tie your account to the laboratory.
How do I personalize my ORCID record?
You can enhance your ORCID profile with professional information and links to websites and other identifiers, such as Scopus, ResearcherID, and LinkedIn. To begin select the "Update" button on the ORCID dashboard.
Types of information to include:
- Published name
- Other names
- Keywords about your research
- Social media accounts
- Other researcher identifiers
- Email addresses
Account holders can set different privacy settings for each type of information they include.
For more information see ORCID's Add Information Orientation.
How do I add works to my ORCID record?
ORCID allows users to import their publications from outside databases. To begin select the "Import Works" button from your dashboard.
- CrossRef Metadata Search - Import metadata on journal articles, conference proceedings, and monographs.
- ResearcherID - Import your ResearcherID profile and citations.
- Scopus to ORCID - Import your Scopus Identifier profile and citations.
These tools may find works associated with other researchers who share a similar name. Be sure to check and confirm each imported work.
Manually Adding Works
Unable to find a publication? Add works yourself by clicking the 'Add Work Manually' button on your dashboard. You will see a list of fields to complete.
For more information see ORCID's Import Works Orientation.
What does ORCID do with my personal information? Is it secure?
While ORCID Records hold only non-sensitive information such as name, email, organization, and research activities, researchers have options to control their profile, manage their data privacy, and limit how their data is shared.
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How do I manage my ORCID privacy?
ORCID's privacy settings:
Public - Data set as "Public" can be viewed by anyone who comes to the orcid.org website or consumed by anyone using the ORCID public API.
Limited - Data set as "Limited" can be seen by Trusted Parties that you have authorized to connect to your ORCID record.
Private - Data set as "Private" can only be seen by you. This data is also used by ORCID algorithms to help distinguish your identity, but is not shared with others.