Linking ORCID will enable auto-updates your ORCiD profile with information about datasets published on DataShare.
After logging in to your ORCiD account:
1. Scroll down to the Works section and click +Add works
2. Select Search & link, you’ll be presented with the services you can link to
3. Select DataCite
You will then be taken to your DataCite settings page. To check the authorization has worked successfully head back to ORCiD and to your Account Settings tab. ORCiD should now be listed as a Trusted organization.
ORCiD identifies authors but DataCite is responsible for maintaining the dataset's record information. This is a vital part of how DOIs work and it lets DOIs remain stable even if DataShare's server changes.