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Nursing Resources : ORCiD & NIH Submission System

ORCiD--Unique Author ID number

Why do I need an ORCiD identifier (ORCiD iD)?

While not mandatory, publishers and funding agencies are increasingly adopting ORCiD as a tool to manage submissions and applications. At some point in the future having an ORCiD iD and using ORCiD as a tool may be required. For new researchers, an ORCiD iD offers a way to have an accurate record of your scholarly output from the very beginning. You can use it on your CV, departmental webpage, email signature, in professional directories and more.

On average, a name in PubMed could be referencing 8 authors.  Having an ORCiD, you can quickly identify which publications are yours.  ORCiD is also transferrable to other institutions and no specific to only UW-Madison.

NIH Public Access Submission System

The NIH Public Access Policy applies to any manuscript that is peer-reviewed, is accepted for publication in a journal on or after April 7, 2008 and arises from any direct funding from: 

This policy differs from the OSTP Federal Public Access Mandates. To learn more about these policies please see our
Federal Agency Public Access Compliance libguide.

SciENcv Biosketch

Science Experts Network Curriculum Vitae (SciENcv) is a new electronic system that helps researchers assemble the professional information needed for participation in federally funded research. SciENcv gathers and compiles information on expertise, employment, education and professional accomplishments. Researchers can use SciENcv to create and maintain biosketches that are submitted with grant applications and annual reports. SciENcv allows researchers to describe and highlight their scientific contributions in their own words.

What SciENcv does:

  • Eliminates the need to repeatedly enter biosketch information
  • Reduces the administrative burden associated with federal grant submission and reporting requirements
  • Provides access to a researcher-claimed data repository with information on expertise, employment, education, and professional accomplishments
  • Allow researchers to describe their scientific contributions in their own language

SciENcv Tutorial (Youtube):