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01 Nov 2016

RDA, Geoscience and Member Engagement

Geosciences is one of the many fields where RDA members are impactful, from progress within working and interest groups to engaging with the non-RDA community through involvement with other national and international organizations, as well as working with other interested individuals.

At this time, here are just some of the following RDA groups that have a connection with the geology discipline:

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Going global with 23 Things for Research Data Management
29 Oct 2016

Going global with 23 Things for Research Data Management

23 Things is a recognised training concept that supports flexible, self-paced learning. In 2015, a version of the program called ‘23 Things: Libraries for Research Data’ was launched by the RDA’s Libraries for Research Data Interest Group. The resulting resource is presented as a two-page handout that groups 23 free, online resources to help librarians get involved in research data management into 10 categories.

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24 Oct 2016

New RDA Recommendations, developments from the RDA Working and Interest groups and much more – Join the Webinar on highlights from the Denver Plenary meeting! October 27, 14:00 CET

From September 11-17, 2016, more than 800 data professionals and researchers from all disciplines and from across the globe convened in Denver, Colorado for International Data Week (IDW). The theme of this landmark event was ‘From Big Data to Open Data: Mobilizing the Data Revolution’.

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04 Oct 2016

Valuing Community relationships in building Recommendations that make data work @Research Data Alliance 8th Plenary Meeting, Denver, US September 2016

The Research Data Alliance is a unique community-driven organization that offers a neutral space where its engaged, growing members, now more than 4300 spanning over 110 countries, discuss and develop “data bridges” to enable the open data sharing across technologies, disciplines, and countries to address the grand challenges of society.These “data bridges” or “building blocks” of common global data infrastructures are the results  of the work done by the RDA Working

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23 Sep 2016

Forward Strides for Research Data Alliance (RDA) ICT Technical Specification – A story of adoption and sustainability

As part of the Outputs exploitation and sustainability effort in Europe, RDA Europe, the European plug-in to the global RDA, has supported the approval of the four listed Recommendations as ICT specifications, a particular EU procedure designed to allow ICT specifications issued by a non-standards body to become endorsed standards and referenced in public procurement.

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