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Small Publishers FAQ
My journal is collecting ORCID IDs from its authors, does that make me an ORCID member?
Any journal or organization can collect iDs without joining ORCID, using our public API. ORCID membership requires your journal to pay an annual membership fee.
What does it mean to be an ORCID member?
ORCID membership allows you to do more than just collect ORCID iDs. It entitles you to access the ORCID member API, which means you can connect information to your authors‚ […]
What are the benefits of becoming an ORCID member?
As well as having access to the member API, you also benefit from:
How do I know if my publisher/institution is an ORCID member?
You can check our list of members¬¨‚