Registry Open Researcher and Contributor ID

ORCID (Open Researcher and Contributor ID) is an open, non-profit, community-based effort to create and maintain a registry of unique identifiers for individual researchers. ORCID records hold non-sensitive information such as name, email, organization name, and research activities.

Prefix
orcid
Alternative Prefixes
ORCiD ORCID
Links
Homepage
Contact
Missing Contact
Pattern for Local Unique Identifiers

Local identifiers in Open Researcher and Contributor ID should match this regular expression:
^\d{4}-\d{4}-\d{4}-\d{3}(\d|X)$

Example Local Unique Identifier
0000-0002-5355-2576   Resolve
Pattern for CURIES

Compact URIs (CURIEs) constructed from Open Researcher and Contributor ID should match this regular expression:
^orcid:\d{4}-\d{4}-\d{4}-\d{3}(\d|X)$

Example CURIE
orcid:0000-0002-5355-2576
Metaregistry

The metaregistry provides mappings between the Bioregistry and other registries. There are 6 mappings to external registries for orcid.

Registry Name Metaprefix External Prefix
Biolink Model Registry biolink ORCID
Identifiers.org miriam orcid
Name-to-Thing n2t orcid
Prefix Commons prefixcommons ORCID
Scholia scholia orcid
Wikidata Property wikidata P496
Providers

Providers are various services that resolve CURIEs to URLs. The example CURIE orcid:0000-0002-5355-2576 is used to demonstrate the provides available for orcid. Generation of OLS and BioPortal URLs requires additional programmatic logic beyond string formatting.

Name Metaprefix URI
Open Researcher and Contributor ID orcid https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5355-2576
Bioregistry bioregistry https://bioregistry.io/orcid:0000-0002-5355-2576
Identifiers.org miriam https://identifiers.org/orcid:0000-0002-5355-2576
Name-to-Thing n2t https://n2t.net/orcid:0000-0002-5355-2576
Scholia scholia https://scholia.toolforge.org/orcid/0000-0002-5355-2576