Ringgold’s New Subject Taxonomy Now Published and being considered by COUNTER for the Journal Usage Factor

 » Ringgold Inc is proud to announce the publication of its new subject taxonomy, Ringgold Subjects, and it is being considered for adoption by COUNTER for use in classifying journals for the Journal Usage Factor (JUF).

Ringgold has engaged with its customers to develop a suitable and granular subject taxonomy to classify the subject interests of institutions over the last year. It undertook detailed research and a lengthy consultation process with publishers, which resulted in a widely accepted subject taxonomy that meets publisher’s needs in mapping their content to the subject interests of institutions (…) «