At the mdw Repository we strongly suggest the use of unique author identifiers to avoid author ambiguity problems.
Currently, the most recognized system for managing unique author identifiers is ORCID (Open Researcher & Contributor ID).
In order to register for an ORCID ID go to Register an ORCID ID
Fill out the form and make sure to select "Public" in the section "By default, who should be able to see information added to your ORCID Record?"
Besides ORCID mdw Repository also supports the following identifiers: