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Dear Hilary,
thanks for acknowledging the receipt of the FAIRsharing WG
recommendations, and thanks for the release of v2. Clearly a lot of work
has gone in pulling all together.
On Tuesday’s chairs-moderators call, it would be good to discuss how
(relevant) endorsed RDA recommendations. Especially because I see that
v2 release has new intro cross-cutting sections: on standards and
repositories. Surprisingly, these sections recommend deposition of use
of a couple of resources, none of which are adopted RDA output. And
there is a glaring omission of FAIRsharing, which is adopted  output.
This omission is particularly striking since the FAIRsharing WG has been
quick to respond to the COVID WG call, and also the only resources
(standards and repositories) to engage, by creating a collection, adding
links to several standards and repositories listed and collected by the
various sub-groups.In addition, a recent discussion with Natalie
(Meyers) has also highlighted the need for a process to systematically
pull the standards and repositories from the zotero library to the COVID
WG Collection in FAIRsharing, which make them searchable and interlinked.
Whilst I am certain that there is an explanation for this omission, and
I would be most grateful if you could tell me what that is. I own an
explain to those in the FAIRsharing WG who have contributed to the text
and the work.
Kind regards,

Prof. Susanna-Assunta Sansone, PhD
Associate Director, Oxford e-Research Centre
Associate Professor, Dep of Engineering Science
University of Oxford, UK
Data Readiness Group:
ORCiD: 0000-0001-5306-5690
skype: susanna-a.sansone
twitter: @SusannaASansone

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