A number of scholarly publishers have also begun to require authors provide an ORCID upon submission of a publication. Because ORCID supports a wide variety of work types, a growing number of publishers have opted to add the functionality including:
For more information on this initiative you can see the ORCID Open Letter: One Year On (2017).
Publishers use ORCIDs to identify and link both authors and reviewers, to bring together name variations and works.
Typically a journal publication workflow will follow the steps below (depending on specific use cases):