Curation

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Now Hiring: Metadata Curation Support Contractor

ROR is seeking a short-term curation support contractor as registry curation activities continue to expand. Please consider submitting an application and help spread the word to your networks!

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Parents, Children, and Other Relationships in ROR Records

One common question we receive about ROR registry records is whether they reflect organizational hierarchy and relationships between organizations – yes, they do!

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Handling Organization Status Changes in ROR

2022 was a big year for ROR in many ways, but it was especially notable from a tech standpoint. In early 2022, we built tools and processes that allowed ROR to begin curating the registry separately from GRID, which quickly opened possibilities for tackling projects that had been waiting on the back burner until ROR became fully independent.

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What's in a name? Handling name metadata in ROR

The ROR registry includes unique IDs and associated metadata records for 100,000+ research organizations. Each one of these organizations has at least one name.

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ROR-ing on our own: Announcing our first independent registry update

The ROR registry has grown! We are excited to announce a new ROR registry release. With this update, the registry has grown to 102,559 records.

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Now Hiring: Metadata Curation Lead

ROR is looking for a data manager to lead metadata curation activities for the registry, including coordinating registry updates and maintenance, working with ROR’s community curation advisors, and developing and implement long-term curation policies and practices.

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What Does it Mean to Be in ROR?

Some of the most frequent questions ROR receives are about what it means when an organization is in ROR, and how organizations end up in the registry in the first place.

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