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Hi Beth,
That is an excellent idea – thank you very much for putting Lewis in contact.
Looking forward to working with you!
From: Beth Huffer
Sent: Wednesday, September 12, 2018 3:28 PM
To: fpsom ; ***@***.***
Cc: ***@***.***; ***@***.***; Mcgibbney, Lewis J (398M)
Subject: Re: [datadiscovery] RDA DDPIG Task Force on Using for research dataset discovery
I added Lewis McGibbney to the cc list. I think a task force is a great idea. You might be interested in the work being undertaken by the ESIP Semantic Technology Committee to try to extend the data set vocabulary. We’ll be launching that effort at our next meeting on September 25. This could be an excellent opportunity for collaboration between the two groups. Among other things, we want to crowd-source proposed new vocabulary terms, and the more participation we have in that endeavor, the better.
From: on behalf of fpsom
Date: Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at 2:31 AM
To: “***@***.***
Cc: “‘Fotis E. Psomopoulos'” , Siri Khalsa , “***@***.***
Subject: [datadiscovery] RDA DDPIG Task Force on Using for research dataset discovery
Dear all,
first of all, our best wishes for a great and productive new academic year!
As you may recall, one of the decisions during the DDPIG session at P11 was to start a new Task Force with a focus on the use of for research dataset discovery – you can find a draft version of the TF proposal here:… .
Given the general interest of the community in this topic, as well as the recent announcement of the new dataset search service by Google (, we will be hosting a dedicated call on Thursday, October 4th 2018 in order to get your feedback and potential leads for the TF.
In order to accommodate all time zones we will be holding the same call twice on the day, as follows:
* Call #1 (Europe/Asia/Australia) @ 08:00 UTC
using the link (see the time in your local zone here &iso=20181004T11&p1=1428&ah=1)
* Call #2 (US/Europe) @ 15:00 UTC
using the link (see the time in your local zone here &iso=20181004T18&p1=1428&ah=1)
It is important to note that the all points currently listed in the draft are open to discussion, so please join the call and provide your perspective. If possible, indicate your intention to attend either of these calls using this poll:
Looking forward to discussing the new Task Force with you!
on behalf of the DDPIG chairs
Fotis E. Psomopoulos
PhD, Bioinformatician
INAB – Institute of Applied Biosciences
CERTH – Center for Research and Technology Hellas
Thermi 57001, Greece
Phone: +30 2310 498 478
Fax : +30 2310 498 270
Email: ***@***.***
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