Welcome to the Research Organization Registry Community

ROR is a community-led project to develop an open, sustainable, usable, and unique identifier for every research organization in the world.

Why ROR?

The scholarly research community depends on a series of open identifier and metadata infrastructure systems to great success. Content identifiers and contributor identifiers are foundational infrastructure for the community. But there is one piece of the infrastructure that is missing – there currently is no open, stakeholder-governed infrastructure for research organization identifiers and their associated metadata.

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