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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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01 Sep 2016

Updates from the Working Group on Data Citation (WGDC)

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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Data Citation: Developing Policy And Practice, July 12, 2016, Washington DC - Workshop materials now available online
19 Aug 2016

Data Citation: Developing Policy And Practice, July 12, 2016, Washington DC - Workshop materials now available online

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

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