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This guide will demonstrate how to create, manage, import and export from your ORCID profile. ORCID allows you to create a unique author identifier for yourself to specifically identify your publications.

Register for an ORCID iD

1) It's free to register for an ORCID identifier and the registration takes only 30 seconds.  


2) After the registration, you will be given a 16-digit ORCID identifier.  

3) You can add your personal and professional information such as biography, education, employment, funding, and works to your record.

Sign In Using Institutional Accounts

There are many ways to sign in to the ORCID registry.   You don't have to remember another ORCID password when you login to your ORCID record using "Access through your Institution."

Login to ORCID:

1. Go to

2. Select "Access through your Institution"

3. Enter "Stony Brook University"

4. Enter your NetID and password

Accessing Dryad

An ORCID iD is required to deposit data into Dryad.  Please refer to our Dryad Digital Repository Research Guide for more information.

Link your ORCID iD to Stony Brook

Stony Brook University is an ORCiD member.  You are now able to connect your new or existing ORCiD iD to Stony Brook University, which will integrate your ORCiD record with various institutional systems.

To link your existing ORCiD account to SBU, login to Interfolio/Faculty 180 with your NetID and password.

Next, click on the arrow next to "Vitas & Biosketches," then select "Legacy Vitas."

Once you are on this page, scroll all the way to the bottom. You will then follow the instructions to link your ORCiD account to Interfolio/Faculty 180.

After you have linked your account, you may select to add works, education and employment information from your ORCiD account by clicking on the "Import" button.