The University of Plymouth asks all research active staff and Post Graduate Research students to create an ORCiD ID. ORCiD is an accessible online presence for your work and means you can be more easily found by potential collaborators and your work identified by funders and institutions. It enables researchers to gain credit for all their work regardless of author name variant or institutional location - it is something that will stay with authors throughout their careers and links into a variety of other systems and tools underpinning accurate flow of metadata.
See our guide to ORCiD and contact your Information Specialist with any queries:
A 1hr training workshop is available to book onto via the Researcher Development Programme. We recommend students book onto this course and follow up any questions directly with their Information Specialist. Some introductory guidance is below:
LSE have produced a guide for researchers to using Twitter - although quite old now it still contains some useful beginner's information: