If you publish, you should establish a unique author/researcher ID. ORCID provides a persistent digital identifier that distinguishes you from every other researcher and ensures that your work is recognized by linking you to your professional activities. It is not tied to any institution or database and can follow you wherever your research takes you. Find out more.
Questions to Ask:
Think, Check, Submit: A coalition of scholarly publishers and associations collaborated to create a shortlist for authors to use when evaluating a journal for placing their research.