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Author's Toolkit: A Guide to Manuscript Preparation

A guide to dissertation preparation for the Einstein Graduate Programs in the Biomedical Sciences

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What is ORCID?



ORCiD is a non-profit organization that aims to solve the author/contributor name ambiguity problem in scholarly communication by creating a central registry of unique identifiers.

ORCiD provides a persistent digital identifier that distinguishes you from every other researcher and, through integration in key research workflows such as manuscript and grant submission, supports automated linkages between you and your professional activities ensuring that your work is recognized.

To link your ORCiD and My NCBI accounts. 

  1. Login to your NCBI account.
  2. Click on your user name to access NCBI Account Settings.
  3. Under Linked Accounts, click Change.
  4. Under All Available Partner Accounts, search for ORCiD or select ORCiD from the list of Login Account Options.
  5. Sign on to your ORCiD account or create a new ORCiD account.