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The Global Open Research Commons: update and connections to related work

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    Andrew Treloar

    Collaborative session notes:
    Introduction to meeting and previous work (10 mins) – Andrew Treloar
    The typology and diagram (45 mins) – Sarah Jones
    GOSC: Overview and their Working Groups, and connections to GORC activity (10 mins) – Mark Leggott and Simon Hodson
    Updates from GORC International Model WG (15 mins) – Karen Payne 
    Next steps (10 mins)

    Additional links to informative material
    The most recent IG session was held at P17. Notes are linked from here.
    In addition, at the CODATA 2019 ‘Towards next-generation data-driven science: policies, practices and platforms’ conference in Beijing in September 2019, a session was held on Coordinating Global Open Science Commons Initiatives. A number of presentations were given and further discussion was focused on understanding possible areas for consensus building and collaboration, surveying initiatives that aim to coordinate Open Science activities and reduce ’siloisation’, refining the initial typology and framework and examining the potential for further coordination and interoperability. 
    Suggested literature for the Groups also includes:

    Principles for Open Scholarly infrastructures
    Elinor Ostrom’s Principles for Managing A Commons
    The International Association for the Study of the Commons (IASC) 

    Applicable Pathways
    Data Infrastructures – Organisational to Environments

    Avoid conflict with the following group (1)
    GORC International Model WG

    Brief introduction describing the activities and scope of the group
    The Global Open Research Commons IG will coordinate global activity on the development of Open Science platforms such as the EOSC, AOSP and ARDC. The Interest Group holds the overall mission and defines key activities for development through working groups, the first of which is focusing on the features/attributes of ORCs, and documenting a subset of international clouds/commons. It will also socialise the community to the concept, definition and value of Research Commons. 

    Group chair serving as contact person
    Andrew Treloar

    Meeting objectives
    The Global Open Research Commons has now been active for a year. We have harmonised on a definition of the Commons as “A global trusted ecosystem that provides seamless access to high quality interoperable research outputs and services”. The key values which should be characteristic of the commons were rated by the group as trusted, open, standards-based, distributed and community governed. 
    The other aspect of our remit which we intend to progress in this meeting is the typology of a Commons. There have been a number of discussions about possible mandatory and desirable elements, and this meeting will seek to finalise these elements.
    The GORC IG has created a Case Statement for a WG with the name GORC International Model WG, and Council accepted that Case Statement in late July. The meeting will provide an update on the work to be undertaken by this WG.
    CODATA are sponsoring a group with a related title: the Global Open Science Cloud (GOSC). This meeting will provide an overview of the GOSC activity and its connections with GORC.
    Finally, a new group called OSCER (Open Science Cloud Executives Roundtable), has been created to provide a forum for those directly involved in the development of OSCs. This meeting will provide an overview of OSCER and discussions to date.

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