Digital Science Makes Entire Global Research Identifier Dataset (GRID) a CC0 Resource, Over 66,000 Global Research Organizations Listed
We are proud to announce that our Global Research Identifier Database (GRID) dataset will be made available under a CC0 license allowing users to make full use of the database releases with no need for attribution.
GRID is a free, easy-to-use online database that opens up information about research organizations around the world to data scientists, developers and innovators within academic and commercial organizations. The GRID dataset addresses the problem of messy and inconsistent data on research institutions, ensuring that each entity is included correctly and only once.
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Along with the downloadable dataset, GRID can be explored online using this interface.
Direct to GRID Website
Direct to GRID Data Downloads (in CSV and JSON Formats)
Direct to GRID Coverage Statistics
See Also: GRID was introduced in 2015 with over 50,000 entries. Here’s our coverage from the day it launched (October 15, 2015).
About Gary Price
Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.