How it works
- Supports disambiguation by assigning unique persistent identifiers (PIDs) to organizations
- Uniquely links related organizations to form an authoritative structured hierarchy
- Consistently updated by a team of experts, following rigorous standards for data quality and accuracy
- Complements other PIDs such as ORCID IDs, DOIs, and ISNIs
- Facilitates data interoperability within and between internal and external systems
- Helps publishers improve their customers’ experience
- Enables publishers to use data to identify areas for growth or expansion
- Supports the shift to OA publishing models
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Ringgold by the numbers
Ringgold persistent identifiers
Used by more than
leading publishers, intermediaries, and funders
of Ringgold PID's have a corresponding ISNI ID
Ringgold Audit Service
Let our experts normalize and enrich your data.
The Ringgold Audit Service supports publishers by normalizing and enriching their organization-related data resulting in clean records and the ability to better leverage your data to drive business decision-making.
Ringgold Validate Service
Create new Ringgold IDs on demand.
The Ringgold Validate Service helps Ringgold Identify Database users to immediately generate new Ringgold IDs for organizations not currently held in the database.
Ringgold Consortium Directory
Create custom sales offers with up-to-date global consortia data.
The Ringgold Consortium Directory is a fully searchable database of 350+ library consortia worldwide that helps improve strategic sales planning and craft individual offers.
CCC’s Senior Director, Information & Content Solutions, Jamie Carmichael looks at the importance of data quality in negotiating and implementing open access (OA) institutional agreements.
Dave Davis sits down for a virtual chat with Laura Cox of CCC’s Ringgold Solutions team to discuss PIDs, disambiguation, and the role each plays in improving scholarly communications.
Scholarly publishers increasingly integrate data capture and analysis into their systems. View our discussion from the 2022 Frankfurt Book Fair.