Research Management: Funders, Universities & Research Organizations
Track & Manage Research More Effectively
Spend Time Fulfilling Your Mission – Not Wrangling Your Data
Effective tracking and management of grants and research activity depends on multiple systems and increasing amounts of data.
Ringgold ensures your data is fit for purpose: standardized, interoperable, and suitable for decision support. Organizations play multiple roles in any grants or research database: funders, affiliations of grantees, research labs, publishers, and more. Ringgold’s Identify Database covers them all, providing you with a curated global reference file of over 600,000 organizations active in research and scholarship. A solid data foundation, with structured organizational entity records, can ensure you spend your energies on fulfilling your mission – not wrangling data.
The Identify Database allows you to normalize and enrich your data so that you can:
Identify Database: a singular resource
The Identify Database aims to be a complete reference database of organizations to support master data management:
Ringgold: a Trusted Data Partner
Since 2005, the Identify Database has been adopted by more than 80 association & scholarly publishers, universities, and organizations active in science and research.
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Ringgold Organization Identifier
- Unique numerical ID to disambiguate each organization
- Facilitates linking between systems
- Links to ISNI, IPEDS, NCES, Open Funder Registry IDs
Geographic & Demographic Metadata
- Up to 25 pieces of structured data: Location, Subjects, Tiers, Industry Sector, Size, and more
- Augments understanding of each organization
- Powers multifaceted analysis
Parent / Child Links
- The most complete hierarchical structures available
- Reveal connections between related organizations such as departments and universities, subsidiaries, government agencies.
- Enables reporting at any level of an organization
License options: Annual subscription or perpetual use licenses are available. Fees are based on the size of your organization
Delivery formats: Identify Database licenses include access to support a variety of workflows & implementations:
- Local hosting: complete database or delta files delivered weekly
- API / webservice
- Identify Online interface
Get the most out of Ringgold with our Supporting Services
Identify Audit Service: Let Ringgold’s experts normalize & enrich your data. More information >>
Validate Service: The fastest way to request a new master record and Ringgold ID. More information >>
Proposals and pricing are available upon consultation.