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Dear Laurence and Romain,
Looks fine, and shows development (thanks!). Down to the wire time-wise, I know. I have had 3 days of travel and am a bit jet-lagged so hope this is clear.
To add a few points to those Yahia has made. All but one (no. 5 below) are editorial.
1. ASSESMENT is spelt ASSESSMENT (in the title it is wonky)
2. Remove the ‘the’ in the text below
* Develop gradual assessment of the researcher FAIRness literacy
3. No need for plural ‘tools’ in the phrase below, but it is still awkward. Maybe replace ‘experimentation’ with ‘testing’. I think that sounds better. Is that a correct interpretation? No space after Belmont and before the dash (please all attend the PARSEC co-located meeting at the RDA!!!)
* Tool testing in specific networks and in various scientific communities (IMI FAIRplus/Elixir community; BiodiFAIRse, Belmont-PARSEC, Citizen science networks, agronomy community…)
4. In the box ‘Input from Community’ I know what you mean but the word ‘highly’ is not a great usage. Remove.
To implement a highly fair appraisal of the sharing process…and then only one plural in user scientists. This harks to PARSEC.
5. I do not know what is meant by the ‘grid’ (a grid is a matrix with X and Y co-ordinates, not what you have here, which is more like a tree). And why is it ‘extensive’? Decision tree is OK (and used in the Box)…
‘denomination’ is a word used for currency or religious sect. Replace with ‘definitions’ or maybe say ‘Thesaurus of synthetic criteria’
MIND MAPPING thesaurus of synthetic criteria. Then in the survey it will be ‘decision tree’ rather than ‘grid’.
6. Note the change in tense. Anticipating launch of the survey before RDA, ‘was’ is sufficient, replacing ‘has been’.
A survey was launched in March 2019 to assess the usability and the validity of the decision tree.
7. no need for both plurals in the following : volunteer data producers/users scientists
8. Consistency with references. Not quite sure what the ‘sic_’ is but there you go!
* Reymonet N et al. (2018). Réaliser un plan de gestion de données « FAIR » : modèle. 〈sic_01690547v2〉
* Wilkinson MD et al. (2018). A design framework and exemplar metrics for FAIRness. Scientific data, 5, 180118. doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.118
* Wilkinson MD (2016). The FAIR Guiding Principles for scientific data management and stewardship. Scientific data, 15, 160018. doi: 10.1038/sdata.2016.18.
9. Addresses. Please note a space after the semi-colon before Fiona Murphy. Please note two address changes. I don’t know the new address for Anna, but it is not the FRB and has not been for more than 18 months. Maybe call her ‘independent researcher’. As Romain’s email address is at the top it should be removed from the affiliations.
Author affiliations : Romain DAVID (Aix-Marseille Université, CNRS, IRD, UAPV, Institut Méditerranéen de Biodiversité et d’Ecologie Marine et Continentale) ***@***.***; Laurence Mabile, INSERM-Université Paul Sabatier Toulouse III, FR; Mohamed Yahia, INIST-CNRS, Nancy, FR; Anne Cambon-Thomsen, INSERM-Université Paul Sabatier Toulouse III, FR; Anne-Sophie Archambeau, GBIF-UMS PatriNat, Paris, FR ; Louise Bezuidenhout, University of Oxford, UK; Sofie Bekaert, Gent University, BE; Gabrielle Bertier, McGill University, Montréal, CA – Université Paul Sabatier Toulouse III, FR; Elena Bravo, Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Roma, IT; Jane Carpenter, University of Sydney, AUS ; Anna Cohen-Nabeiro, Fondation pour la Recherche sur la Biodiversité, Paris FR ; Aurélie Delavaud, Fondation pour la Recherche sur la Biodiversité, Paris FR ; Michele De Rosa, BONSAI, DEN; Laurent Dollé, Biothèque Wallonie-Bruxelles, BE; Florencia Grattarola, University of Lincoln, UK; Fiona Murphy, Murphy Mitchell Consulting Ltd, UK; Sophie Pamerlon, GBIF-UMS PatriNat, Paris, FR ; Alison Specht, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, the University of Queensland, AUST; Anne-Marie Tassé, P3G, Montreal, CA; Mogens Thomsen, INSERM-Université Paul Sabatier Toulouse III, FR; Martina Zilioli, CNR-IREA, Milan, IT.
From: on behalf of msy
Date: Monday, 25 February 2019 at 11:08
To: lmabile , “***@***.***
Subject: Re: [sharc-ig] urgent, RDA-SHARC IG poster -RDA P13
Hi all,
It’s really a great job and a very smart looking poster. Thank you all, especially Laurence and Romain.
Below are some very minor bugs ( or maybe they are not after all!) :
* 3 Levels of criterion (use plural for level)
* I don’t understand the scores you use as an example for Findable (need some explanation for the scoring…)
* You give the same score for ‘Never’ and ‘Always’; ‘Sometimes’ has a score which is less than ‘Never’. It lacks logic at a first read..
* ‘Develop step by….compliance incrementation’ maybe you meant ‘compliance implementation’ because incrementation is already indicated in the words ‘step by step’.
* ‘……….This process requires participation, time,…’. I propose to use the word ‘involvement’ instead of ‘participation’ because it’s stronger and more inclusive.
Mohamed S. Yahia
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De : laurence.mabile=***@***.*** [mailto:***@***.***] De la part de lmabile
Envoyé : vendredi 22 février 2019 15:39
À : ***@***.***
Objet : [sharc-ig] urgent, RDA-SHARC IG poster -RDA P13
Dear all,
We have prepared a poster reporting the work of SHARC and its current development regarding the extensive FAIRness assessment grid. This poster will be presented by Romain David at RDA P13. As for the previous one, we’d like to have those of you who have been contributing to the background paper (still ongoing) in the authors . Could you please have a look at it (attached), and give your quick comments if any, we do need this as soon as possible before Tuesday feb 26th (if you do not wish to be part of the authors please let us know, otherwise no reply from you will be considered as a yes).
Very sorry for the short notice once again!
Many thanks by advance!!
All the best,
Laurence, Romain

Laurence Mabile, Chef de projet/Project manager
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