Making the Most of ORCID
Duration Online
Team UoN Libraries

Course aims

This online webinar (delivered via MS Teams) will explain how to utilize ORCID as a research profile tool. 

Target audience

This course is available to any University of Nottingham staff or students but will be especially useful for postgraduate researchers and staff directly involved in research.


Many researchers know of ORCID iD as a unique identifier, but your ORCID page can also act as a profile tool to maximise the discoverability of your research and professional online presence.  This session will cover how to make the most of ORCID to manage your information and choose how to present yourself. It will address how to connect your ORCID profiles to other systems to save you time in the long term.

Learning outcomes

  • Understand the benefits of having an ORCID profile
  • Learn how to use ORCID to make your research more discoverable and improve your online presence
  • Connect your ORCID to other organisations to add research publications and reduce effort maintaining online profiles


The following list shows a summary of what is needed to participate in the course.
  • Access MS Teams
  • Attend the course at the specified date and time
  • Use MS Teams chat box function
  • Watch and listen to the course tutor(s) and/or other attendees
  • Follow presentation slides during the course
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