Ireland’s National Framework on the Transition to an Open Research Environment was officially launched yesterday. The National Framework is the culmination of the hard work and collaboration of all members of the National Open Research Forum (NORF) including the National Library of Ireland and RDA Ireland coordinating organisation. NLI and RDA Ireland are both part of the initial group of organisations endorsing the plan.
Ahead of the first Australian RDA plenary in 2020, the RDA and the Australian Research Data Commons (ARDC) are collaborating to present an “RDA meet and greet tour” in Australia from 22 July to 8 August. The tour provides an opportunity to find out more about the work of RDA and to meet Hilary Hanahoe, RDA Secretary General.
On the 3rd of July the Athena Research centre, RDA Greek Node Coordinator, organised a workhop on the RDA Outputs and adoption. The workshop aimed to foster uptake of the freely available technical and social challanges of data sharing. During the workshop an overview of all these solutions, or RDA Recommendations and Outputs as they are called - was given based on the data lifecycle. Feedback from the audience was gathered on related community needs, and potential adoption of RDA outputs, including their usefullness and usability.
Would you like to get dedicated support for your data repository to achieve the CoreTrustSeal certification or to have your repository to be more compatible with other repositories? Then this open call might be something for you. The deadline for applying is Friday, 30th of August 2019.
Recruitment has begun for the position of Head of Data Services for Washington University Libraries. The incumbent will report to the Associate University Librarian for Digital Scholarship and Technology Services. Review of applications will begin on July 15, and continue until the position is filled.