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ORCID Implementation

Many academic institutions are actively supporting their researchers in acquiring ORCID iDs and encouraging their use in their publishing. A few are listed below. As of Jan. 1, 2016, 200 systems have integrated ORCID iDs. 

  • Boston University
  • Cornell University
  • MIT
  • Purdue University
  • Texas A&M University
  • University of Colorado
  • University of Notre Dame


Bohannon, John.  Publishers embrace scheme to end name confusion, Science, Jan. 15, 2016, 213, DOI: 

Reimer, T. Your name is not good enough: introducing the ORCID researcher identifier at Imperial College London, Insights, 2015, 28(3), 76–82; DOI: March 4, 2016

Thomas, Wm. Joseph, Barbara Chen & Gail Clement. ORCID identifiers: planned and potential uses by associations, publishers, and librarians, The Serials Librarian, 2015, 68(1-4), 332–341, DOI:

Publishers and Associations

Many publishers and scholarly  associations have integrated ORCID into their workflow or have made the commitment to do so. Some 3000 journals currently collect ORCID IDs at submission.

Integrating organizations (some still in progress) include:

  • AAAS (Science) 
  • American Geophysical Union 
  • American Institute of Physics 
  • American Chemical Society 
  • European Molecular Biology Organization 
  • IEEE 
  • PLoS (Public Library of Science) 
  • The Royal Society 
  • Springer Nature
  • Wiley