What is an ORCiD?
ORCiD is a unique identifier system that has been adopted across the world. Not only does it allow you as a researcher to distinguish yourself as 'you' - an ORCID also supports linking systems involved in key research workflows.
Find out more about ORCID and sign-up here: http://orcid.org/
Welcome to this Library Subject Guide on data about your research outputs.
Please click on any word that is a link, to find out more about it in the accompanying glossary or in a further source of information.
This guide refers to both bibliometrics and altmetrics. It describes some sources of data for such metrics and indicators, and also some tools that you can use to gain access to and to analyse that data. It goes on to consider some ideas for ways that you can use these metrics, as a researcher.