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Big things have small beginnings: the growth of the Open Funder Registry

The Open Funder Registry plays a critical role in making sure that our members correctly identify the funding sources behind the research that they are publishing. It addresses a similar problem to the one that led to the creation of ORCID: researchers’ names are hard to disambiguate and are rarely unique; they get abbreviated, have spelling variations and change over time.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://0-www-crossref-org.lib.rivier.edu/blog/big-things-have-small-beginnings-the-growth-of-the-open-funder-registry/