call for participation: 3 RDA L4RD IG Projects

21 May 2018

The L4RD IG Co-Chairs are pleased to announce this call for participation
in 3 projects for the 2018-2019
year. If you would like to participate in one or more of these
initiatives, please use the linked Google Form
to express your interest.
Thank you,
L4RD IG Co-Chairs
The RDA Libraries for Research Data Interest Group is issuing a call for
participation in its 2018 initiatives:
*23 FAIR Things *-- Project leader: Andi Ogier
This initiative will work to collect and generate a version of the popular
"23 Things" document focused explicitly on making data FAIR. For the
original version of the L4RD 23 Things see
*Engaging researchers with research data – what works? *-- Project leaders:
Marta Teperek, Elli Papadopoulou
The goal of this project will be to gather different use cases of
institutional approaches to engaging researchers with research data,
discuss their pros, cons and suitability for particular institutional
settings, with the aim to allow institutions to evaluate these different
approach and choose the ones most suitable for their particular situations.
If a sufficient number of high quality case studies will be gathered, a
publication in a dedicated textbook will be considered.
*Partnering with Library Carpentry to create content for "FAIR Data for
Librarians" * -- Project leader: Julianne Schneider and Chris Erdmann
This project will provide an opportunity for the RDA L4RD IG to partner
with Library Carpentry on developing FAIR data lessons for Librarians. For
the initial content sprint see:
Sign up here:

  • Andrea Ogier's picture

    Author: Andrea Ogier

    Date: 29 May, 2018

    Hi All --
    We'll keep the survey open until Friday, so please take 5.3 seconds to
    volunteer if you'd like to be involved with any of these initiatives.

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