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RatSWD German Data Forum Announces Publication titled Collection and Use of Unstructured Data in the Social
Topics: This publication was written by RDA’s organisational member, German Data Forum (RatSWD) and its working group “Challenges in the scientific collection and use of unstructured data”. According to their press release, Twitter messages, Instagram pictures, and other traces of […]
Updated Plenary 22 Programme with Plenary Pathways now Available
Topics: The updated programme for RDA’s 22nd Plenary Meeting is now available at and includes a detailed schedule of meetings taking place among RDA Working and Interest Groups, Birds of a Feather Sessions and Communities of Practice. Plenary 22 will be a fully […]
From Theory To Practice: Case Studies And Commentary From Libraries, Publishers, Funders And Industry
Topics: This paper was published by Digital Science, Figshare and Springer Nature, following the release of their State of Open Data Report 2023 and its key recommendations. It is the first time in the nine-year history of The State of […]

Plenary Planet: A Fun Guide To Navigating The RDA Universe
RDA plenaries are large events, and you would be forgiven for thinking that there are as many ways to experience the RDA as there are people attending it.
From A “Newbie” To An “Expert” In Less Than Two Years – How To Engage In The RDA Activities?
At the plenary in Berlin I have met many newcomers who were excited about the RDA, but did not really know in what way they could engage into its activities. These were the most common questions.