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Structural Biology IG

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Status: Recognised & Endorsed Structural Biology (SB) is concerned with the determination of the three-dimensional (3D) structures of individual biomacromolecules (proteins and nucleic acids), and with those of complexes and higher order structures formed by association of these individual components. The ultimate goal of SB is to understand the mode of action of these biological…
March 27, 2024

Marine Data Harmonization IG

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Status: Recognised & Endorsed The objective of this interest group is to promote the development of a common global framework for the management of marine data. This has become a priority as ocean sciences are being becoming increasingly global in scope and there has been a paradigm shift in marine research from the traditional discipline…
March 27, 2024

RDA/WDS Certification of Digital Repositories IG

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Status: Recognised & Endorsed Joint RDA/WDS IG In order to guarantee data sharing, the long-term preservation of these data in sustainable digital repositories is a sine qua non. Data that are created and used by science and scholarship need to be managed, curated and archived, making sure that the substantial investments in preparing and presenting…
March 27, 2024

Big Data IG

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RDA Big Data Interest Group Charter Mission The ultimate goal of RDA Big Data Interest Group is to produce a set of recommendation documents to advise diverse research communities with respect to: How to select an appropriate Big Data solution for a particular science application with optimal value? and What are the best practices in…
March 27, 2024

Metadata IG

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The Metadata IG will concern itself with all aspects of metadata for research data. In particular, it will attempt to coordinate the efforts of the WGs concerned with metadata to produce a coherent approach to metadata covering metadata modalities of description, restriction, navigation, provenance, preservation and the use of metadata for the purposes discovery, contextualisation,…
March 27, 2024

RDA/CODATA Legal Interoperability IG

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Status: Recognised & Endorsed The proposed Research Data Alliance – CODATA Working Group on Legal Interoperability of Research Data (RDA-CODATA WG), will be established to address and promote the following objectives: Define legal interoperability of research data and articulate why it is important for data interoperability and reuse. Document and analyze up to four case…
March 27, 2024

Preservation e-Infrastructure IG

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Status: Recognised & Endorsed The purpose of the PeIIG is to reach wide agreement on the e-Infrastructure services which are needed to help repositories to preserve their data holdings, to ensure the interoperability of service implementations, and to build trust of service providers. Such distributed services supporting interoperability, including those that support continued usability, authenticity,…
March 27, 2024

RDA/WDS Publishing Data IG

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Status: Recognised & Endorsed Joint RDA/WDS IG The Publishing Data Interest Group brings together all stakeholders involved in publishing research data including researchers, discipline specific and institutional data repositories, academic publishers, funders and service providers. Every effort will be made to get a good representation from related international programmes, their working groups and other private…
March 27, 2024

Data in Context IG

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Research is a global ecosystem employing multiple stakeholders. The UK Digital Curation Center (DCC) developed a lifecycle approach to manage data – encompassing both a linear sequence of work stages as well as the cyclic repetition of specific tasks. It recognizes conceptualization, creation, access and usage, appraisal and selection, disposal, ingestion, preservation, reappraisal, storage, access…
March 27, 2024

Brokering IG

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In a multidisciplinary and global domain, it is unrealistic to expect that all software components use the same specification to interoperate. Brokers provide the bridge between communities using different specifications -or different (valid) implementations of the same specifications. Having diverse communities is a strength, each with their own standard. So while there is a drive…
March 27, 2024