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Community update 2021-10-05

We’re pleased to welcome David Nogueiras Blanco and Stéphanie Gregorio to the NAAN curator team. David is working with the ARKetype project at the Geneva School of Business Administration, University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland and Stéphanie joins us from the Institute for scientific and technical information (INIST) in France.

An updated snapshot of a few ARK community numbers

chart of growth of ARK-assigning organizations since 2001

  • Organizations registered to assign ARKs: 838 (+77)
  • 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 2021: 135,888

A sampling from the 77 organizations newly registered to assign ARKs in the past four months:

  • Les Musées d’Orléans
  • Universidad del Valle de Puebla
  • Università degli Studi di Torino
  • Archives de l’Etat de Fribourg
  • Revista Odontología Vital
  • Académie de Lille
  • Facultad de Ciencias Económicas de la Universidad de Buenos Aires
  • SchoolMouv
  • Centro de Documentación Regional Juan Bautista Vázquez
  • University of Wisconsin, Madison, Law School
  • George Mason University Libraries
  • Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research GmbH
  • The Open Academic Research Association
  • Studytracks Global
  • Abridged Pause Archiving
  • Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
  • Dartmouth College Research, Teaching and Learning
  • Ibom Medical Journal
  • International Association of Research Scholars
  • National Microbiome Data C]o[llaborative
  • Letterenhuis
  • Gouda Tijdmachine
  • ModeMuseum Antwerpen
  • Ediciones nuestrAmérica
  • ZHB Luzern
  • And more…

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