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Dear Valerie, Dear all,
The Data Policy Standardisation and Implementation IG is being presented at the RDA Plenary happening today, at 14,00 local time (12 noon GMT) in Botswana. Please see for more information:
Including how to join the session remotely. Please join if you are able to (apologies it is very short notice).
Unfortunately none of the co-chairs of the group were able to attend this RDA Plenary, but my colleague Varsha Khodiyar at Springer Nature will be presenting, on our behalf, a recap of the group’s work to date and sharing an update on the next steps for the group, including timeline for the revision to the master policy framework that was presented in Berlin in March.
This session is a joint – informative rather than working – session between the Data Policy Standardisation and Implementation IG and the FAIRsharing WG, in collaboration with the Belmont Forum, who will update on their Data Accessibility Statement project too.
I hope to see many of you online later today, and in Philadelphia in person in 2019.
Kind regards
Meeting objectives for joint meeting: Journal Data Policy Standardization for FAIRer data: where we are, what is next.
1. Update group members and session participants on general activities of these groups focussing on the convergences, and seek feedback.
1.1. The Data Policy Standardisation and Implementation IG will present the latest draft of the journal policy research data policy master framework, which will be shared in the run-up to Plenary
1.2. The Bio/FAIRsharing WG will present the latest work to enhance the description and discoverability of the data policies, inter-linked to the databases, repositories and standards recommended
1.3. The Belmont Forum will presents its project on standardising Data Accessibility Statements (DASs) – a key part of journal data policy; this work will also be presented and discussed.
2. Discussion on possible joint activities among these three groups, and ways to engage stakeholders on policy and DAS implementation and the Bio/FAIRsharing WG is planning for its next phase.
3. Attract further members to the group(s).
4. Identify next steps.
Meeting agenda
– Brief overview of the groups: objectives and progress to date (45 mins)
– Proposed convergences and possible next steps: guided discussion (40)
– Next steps and wrap up (5 mins)
Iain Hrynaszkiewicz
Head of Data Publishing
Open Research Group
Springer Nature
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– Show quoted text -From: Valerie.McCutcheon=***@***.*** [mailto:***@***.***] On Behalf Of mccutchv
Sent: 02 November 2018 09:49
To: Data policy standardisation and implementation IG
Subject: Re: [rda-data-policy-standardisation-ig] Report from RDA P11 Interest Group meeting
Hello Iain and All,
Is there any further update from the April 2018 note above?
In particular I am looking at supplemental data again. At present we generally treat it as one of the publication files rather than a dataset on our repositories. The lines are blurred. It looks like we will need to retain a way to identify that there are supplemental files rather than the final dataset at least for the medium term due to the implementation issues noted.
If there are any other thoughts or outcomes to this discussion would be interested to hear. Perhaps there is another meeting planned soon and there willl be an update.

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