Because multiple researchers in the similar or very different fields may have the same names, there is an author ambiguity problem within scholarly resources.
To overcome the problem of author ambiguity, the idea of assigning each researcher a "unique author identifier" has been raised.
Multiple systems for administering unique author identifiers have been developed. This guide will show you some of the more prominent systems. Each has benefits and challenges. Explore this guide to help you choose which system works best for you!
Some benefits of managing your author identy include: