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Do I need to keep my ORCID record up to date?

No. The most important things an individual can do are to (1) register for an ORCID iD, and (2) use it when you make contributions (e.g., submit a paper, patent, thesis, grant) or establish a new affiliation (e.g., association membership, employment, education). 

When you use your ORCID iD, you can enable automatic updates of your ORCID record with information about your contributions and affiliations, for example, by Crossref (for publications) or DataCite (for datasets).

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