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Events

ROR's Fifth Anniversary: Highlights from the 2024 Annual Community Meeting

Every year since 2019, we’ve celebrated ROR’s anniversary at the same time we hold our annual community meeting, updating everyone on what ROR has accomplished in the last year and expressing our gratitude for the help of the ROR community.

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Case Studies

Case Study: The Curtin Open Knowledge Initiative and ROR

Professor Cameron Neylon of Curtin University talks telephones, power outlets, chat services, persistent identifier education, federated versus centralized curation, providing actionable information to universities, and why the COKI Open Access Dashboard relies on ROR.

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Case Studies

Case Study: Clear Skies, Research Integrity, Data Science, and ROR

Adam Day, CEO of Clear Skies Ltd., discusses how he works to improve research integrity with tools like Papermill Alarm, why such tools can assist but can’t replace human investigators, and what’s so important for data scientists about free and open identifers like ROR.

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Proposals

Help Us Test v2 of the ROR API!

After nearly a year of planning and community input, we are thrilled to release a beta version of ROR’s first major schema and API update, which is open to the public for testing through October 16, 2023.

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Case Studies

Case Study: OpenAlex, ROR, and Machine Learning Models

Justin Barrett, Lead Machine Learning Engineer for OpenAlex at OurResearch, talks with ROR Technical Community Manager Amanda French and ROR Curation Lead Adam Buttrick about using ROR both as an identifier for institutions in OpenAlex and as a dataset for training machine learning models that enrich OpenAlex metadata.

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Case Studies

Case Study: Why ResearchEquals Integrated ROR and Live Streamed It

Chris Hartgerink, the founder of Liberate Science, discusses why and how they integrated ROR into the modular publishing platform ResearchEquals for author affiliations in user profiles and Crossref DOIs and explains why they live streamed all eight hours of the work.

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Updates

ROR as community-supported infrastructure

As we have crossed the mid-point of 2023, we’re taking a moment to reflect on what has already been a very busy year for ROR!

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Case Studies

Case Study: How Europe PMC Uses ROR

Michael Parkin, data scientist at EMBL-EBI who helps maintain Europe PMC, explains why and how ROR helps with assessing funding impact and tracking researcher collaborations.

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Case Study: ROR in DataSalon's MasterVision and PaperStack

In January of 2022, DataSalon announced a full integration of ROR into its scholarly publishing analytics products MasterVision and PaperStack. DataSalon’s Client Services Director Andy Dobson sat down with us to tell us all about how they draw on fifteen years of data experience to match organizational affiliations in publisher data to ROR IDs.

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Events

PIDs and Open Science: Building Community in Latin America | PIDs y Ciencia Abierta: Construyendo comunidad en América Latina

Cross-posted by DataCite and ORCID Versión en español sigue abajo Persistent identifiers are playing a key role in driving more robust research infrastructure and open science initiatives across Latin America.

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