Ringgold Solutions

Leverage Ringgold Identify Database and supporting services to improve data quality, drive strategic decision making and support data interoperability

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

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

How Ringgold Solutions can help

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.

Open Scholarly Publishing Solutions Community Resources

Through partnerships, integrations, and support of cross-stakeholder initiatives, CCC supports OA funding workflows that serve everyone in the community — publishers, institutions, funders, and authors. Learn more >

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Ringgold Solutions