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Scholarly Communications at Georgia Southern University

Resources and services to support faculty and graduate students' scholarly work from conception to publication and promotion


ORCID is a nonprofit organization helping create a world in which all who participate in research, scholarship and innovation are uniquely identified and connected to their contributions and affiliations, across disciplines, borders, and time.

Your ​ORCID number 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 get an ORCID ID, Go to

  1. Click  Register Now! In Step 1  
  2. Enter your info:
  • Last Name
  • First Name
  • Email
  • Password
  • Select visibility setting
  • Select notifications
  • Accept Terms of Use
  1. Use your ORCID to help build your Professional Brand:
  • add information to your profile and build your professional "brand"
  • use your ORCID ID to promote and communicate  your body of scholarly work to other researchers
  • add your ORCID to your email signature or web page

Scopus Author IDs

The Scopus Author Identifier assigns a unique number to groups of documents written by the same author via an algorithm that matches authorship based on certain criteria.

Go to Scopus Preview at:
1) Enter Last Name, 
FirstName and Affiliation (e.g. Georgia Southern University)

2) Click search (note: you can also search by ORCID)

3) Click on your name

4) View your Author Details Page (Author ID=Scopus ID)