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Ringgold Announces Informational Webinars for May 2018

  • 1.  Ringgold Announces Informational Webinars for May 2018

    Posted 04-10-2018 18:23

    Beaverton, OR – 11 April 2018

    Ringgold, a provider of curated reference data on organizations participating in research and scholarship, announces two informational webinars for the scholarly publishing and research community. Designed to disseminate experience, lessons learned, and discuss practical applications of reference data and persistent identifiers, interested parties may register at to attend one or both of the following sessions.

    Webinar 1: 500,000 Organizations and Counting: What We Have Learned
    Date & Time: Thursday 3rd May at 8.00 am (PDT), 11.00 am (EDT), 4.00 pm (BST) and 5.00 pm (CEST).

    Organizations are critical players in the world of scholarship and research, and Ringgold has been helping our clients understand them since 2003. We've created nearly 500,000 unique organizational records over the last 15 years, a period when research has become increasingly dependent on interconnected systems and data. Join us as we share insights into the changing nature of organizations, what it takes to classify and describe them with precision, and why high-quality data about them is necessary to succeed in this digital age of scholarship, publishing, and research.

    Webinar 2: Bringing it all Together: Uniting Data Sources to Reach Your Goals
    Date & Time: Thursday 10th May at 8.00 am (PDT), 11.00 am (EDT), 4.00 pm (BST) and 5.00 pm (CEST).

    What can you achieve when internal & external data sources are joined together? Ringgold shares ideas and experiences from 15 years of helping clients do just that. From enterprises looking to understand total customer engagement to universities gauging research impact, success stories and examples will be shared that can be leveraged to help advance your goals.

    Register for one or both sessions; attendance is free:

    For more information on Ringgold, visit Contact us with any questions about these events:    

    About Ringgold

    Ringgold ( has created a process for the identification of institutions and the relationships between organizations. Since 2003, Ringgold has been developing the Identify Database, a curated reference database of more than 480,000 organizations spanning multiple industry sectors. Each institutional entry has been assigned its own unique and persistent Ringgold ID, which is mapped to the organizational hierarchy including deep classification metadata, such as consortium membership, the ISNI among other external identifiers. A full list of the publishers, intermediaries, and other types of institutions who have adopted Ringgold data can be viewed at

    Christine Orr
    Sales Director
    Ringgold, Inc.
    Warrenton VA
    (540) 359-6620