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About CASRAI and CRediT

CASRAI is a leading non-profit standards organization dedicated to advancing best practices in research information management. Our mission is to develop and promote standards that improve the efficiency, quality, and impact of research worldwide. Since our founding in 2006, we have collaborated with stakeholders from across the research community to develop standards and tools that support research administration, data management, and scholarly communication. Our work has contributed to significant improvements in the transparency, reproducibility, and impact of research.


A standardized approach to delineate individual contributions in scholarly works, featuring 14 roles within the CRediT taxonomy for consistent acknowledgment.
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CRediT Overview

CRediT (Contributor Roles Taxonomy) is a standardized system for describing individual contributions to a published work.
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CRediT Taxonomy

The CRediT taxonomy includes 14 roles that can be used to accurately and consistently acknowledge the diverse contributions of authors and other contributors to scholarly research..
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CRediT Methodology

Credit methodology refers to the systematic approach of assigning and describing research contributions using the Credit system.


Our Leadership

Our team of experts is passionate about promoting collaboration, innovation, and excellence in research, and we work tirelessly to support the needs of our community. Explore our website to learn more about our standards, initiatives, and events, and join us in advancing the research enterprise.

Gabriel Nieves

As Executive Director, Gabriel's leadership has been instrumental in advancing the adoption and implementation of CASRAI standards, and he is recognized as a thought leader in the field. If you're interested in learning more about CASRAI and its digital transformation initiatives, reach out to Gabriel and his team.

Diana Nieves, MD

Diana Nieves, MD, is the Chief Integration Officer at With a unique blend of medical expertise, business acumen, and leadership skills, Diana aligns CASRAI's strategic goals with its operational activities, promoting collaboration and integration across the research ecosystem.


Join the Community

By joining the CASRAI community, researchers, librarians, and other professionals in the research ecosystem can access a wealth of resources and opportunities to advance their careers and positively impact the global research enterprise. Here are ten reasons why you should consider joining CASRAI:

Stay up-to-date

Stay up-to-date with the latest developments in research information management.

Learn about the latest tools and technologies

Learn about the latest tools and technologies that can enhance your research workflow.


Connect with other professionals in your field and expand your professional network.

Attend events and workshops

Attend events and workshops that can help you stay current on emerging trends and best practices.

Access a global network of researchers, funders, publishers, and other stakeholders in the research enterprise.
Participate in working groups and initiatives that are driving the adoption and implementation of standards and best practices in research information management.
Contribute your expertise and help shape the future of research information management.
Access a wide range of resources, including webinars, training materials, and best practices guides.
Stay informed about funding opportunities and grant requirements.
Help improve the transparency, reproducibility, and impact of research worldwide.

Join us today and be part of a global movement to advance research and information management.

Joining the CASRAI community is easy and free. Simply visit the CASRAI website and create an account to get started. Whether you’re a researcher, librarian, funder, publisher, or administrator, there are opportunities for you to contribute your expertise and help shape the future of research information management.