The Working Group on Data Citation (WGDC) has released its final recommendations as a two-page flyer as well as a report providing details on the recommendations for a broad field of scenarios, published in the Bulletin of the IEEE Technical Committee on Digital Libraries. It has now moved into maintenance phase, actively supporting data centres in implementing the recommendations and collecting feedback and lessons learned.
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The U.S National Committee (USNC), the Committee on Data for Science and Technology (CODATA) and CODATA/ICSTI Task Group on Data Citation organised on July 12, 2016, in Washington DC, USA , the Data Citation Workshop: Developing Policy and Practice, sponsored by CODATA/ICSTI Task Group on Data Citation itself and hosted by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and
The RDA Working Group for Data Security and Trust is gathering information about current security and privacy practices within the data communities.
The RDA Council is the senior body of RDA responsible for the overall vision and direction of RDA. The Council formally endorses RDA Working and Interest Groups and their Recommendations in line with RDA Principles. Council is comprised of senior statespeople selected by a nominations committee and approved by the general membership.
It is just about that time again. RDA’s 8th Plenary Meeting and International Data Week will be here before you know it, and the early bird deadline for registration of August 8 is almost here. If you haven't done so yet, register soon at www.internationaldataweek.org.
Helix Nebula - The Science Cloud (HNSciCloud) launched a €5.3 million tender for the establishment of a European hybrid cloud platform.
The International Data Week 2016, scheduled from 11–17 September 2016, in Denver, Colorado, is a landmark event bringing together data scientists, researchers, industry leaders, entrepreneurs, policymakers and data stewards from disciplines across the globe to explore how best to exploit the data revolution to improve science and society through data-driven discovery and innovation.
Jenny Knighton and Imma Subirats elaborated overview on the three years of activity of the RDA Interest Group on Agricultural Data (IGAD), publishing a guest post on F1000research blog, an open science publishing platform for scientists, with the title "Three years of IGAD: progression and evolution". Imma and Jenny both work for the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Imma is also co-chair o