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Community update 2021-04-26

Here is a snapshot of a few ARK community numbers.

  • Organizations registered to assign ARKs: 759 (+58 in three months)
  • Known number of ARKs in the world: 8.2 billion
  • Amount paid for the right to create ARKs: $0
  • Average resolutions per day by in 2020: 114,027
  • Average resolutions per day by in 2021: 140,088

A sampling from the 58 organizations newly registered to assign ARKs in the past three months:

  • Sistema bibliotecario dell’Università di Verona, Italy
  • National Library of Mexico
  • Revista Científico Hombre Ciencia y Tecnología
  • California Historical Society, USA
  • State Library Victoria, Australia
  • Software Systems Lab, Germany
  • Brill Publishing, The Netherlands
  • Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain, France
  • Musée de Préhistoire d’Île-de-France, France
  • Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Germany
  • Acta Académica, Argentina
  • Real Biblioteca Madrid
  • Innovación y Software, Perú
  • Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb
  • University of Northampton, UK
  • Universidad Nacional de Río Cuarto, Argentina
  • Grupo INDECSAR, Ecuador
  • Conservatoire et jardin botaniques de la ville de Genève, Switzerland
  • University of Southern Denmark

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