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Persistent Identifiers

ORCID FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

1. How do I become an ORCID member? Are there fees involved?

ORCID membership is for those organizations with plans to integrate ORCID identifiers into local systems or processes. Individuals may register for an ORCID iD and use the Registry without charge or membership.

2. What is the relationship between ISNI and ORCID?

ORCID and ISNI are separate organizations that address different aspects of unambiguously identifying people and parties. The background, context and goals of each organization are distinct.

3. Is UT Austin an ORCID member?

Yes, UT Austin has a membership with ORCID that is managed by UT Libraries.

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