ORCID iDs are quickly being adopted in academic and research outlets: many funders and publishersalready require an ORCID iD on manuscript submissions or grant proposals, with more planning to move from accepting to requiring ORCID iDs in the near future. With 3 easy steps you can distinguish yourself as a researcher:
Register! Registration takes 30 seconds. Verify your email account and you're ready to get started using ORCID. In addition to your IU email account, be sure to include a personal email for continuity of access.
Use it! Include your ORCID identifier when you submit to publishers or apply for grants, and in any research workflow to ensure you get credit for your work. Add it to your webpage, staff profile, and in your email signature,
Adapted from ORCID - Connecting Research and Researchers, https://orcid.org