Recent Activity: Domain Repositories IG

08 Dec 2019

Fwd: Abstract submissions open for PV2020 (Preserving & Adding Value to Data)

Apologies for cross-posting but this conference will hopefully be of interest to some(?)
Cheers, Jamie
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Subject: Abstract submissions open for PV2020 (Preserving & Adding Value to Data)
Date: 30 Nov 2019 14:55:20 CET
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06 Dec 2019

RDA Plenary 15 Announcements - Registration and Calls for Co-located Events and Posters Now Open


RDA is excited to announce several important pieces of information related to RDA Plenary 15: Data for Real-World Impact, which will be held from 18-20 March 2020 in Melbourne, Australia at the Melbourne Convention Exhibition Centre, MCEC (   This event will be hosted by CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation) with the support of the Australian Research Data Commons (ARDC).

28 Nov 2019

Deadline For P15 Group Session Submissions Extended To 5 December 2019

Dear RDA members, 


RDA's 15th Plenary meeting, Melbourne, Australia, 18-20 March 2020 


The deadline to submit session proposals for Plenary 15 in Melbourne, Australia has been extended to 5 December 2019, midnight UTC.

04 Sep 2019

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24 Jun 2019

Plenary 14 Session Submission Deadline Is Thursday!

With Plenary 14 (P14) scheduled to occur from October 23-25, the deadline for session submission is this Thursday, 27 June at 16:00 UTC.

Submissions for meeting sessions are open to working groups, interest groups, joint groups and birds of feather (BoF) meetings.

Please note, however, submissions are accepted from group chairs only. If you submit a session request for a group, please notify the other chairs of that group.

16 May 2019

Plenary 14: Call for Sessions, Collocated Events, Posters and Registration Now Open!

Taking place from 23-25 October 2019, the 14th RDA Plenary will take place in Dipoli, the nature-immersed building of Aalto University, Helsinki, in Finland, “one of the happiest countries in the world”, states Per Öster, CSC-IT Center For Science Director and Co-Chair of the P14 Programme Committee.


11 Feb 2019

Data Usage Metrics Survey for Repositories

Hi all,

Following our RDA Data Usage Metrics WG meeting in Botswana and two virtual calls since, we have put together a survey for repositories on data metrics implementations. If you are a repository provider, could you please fill out this survey?

Please help us spread the survey (through our channels, other WGs, twitter, etc) – the more responses we get the richer data we will have for our Philly meeting and the WG deliverables!

21 Sep 2018

Trustworthy Data Repositories

A cohort of data repositories is being assembled to apply for
CoreTrustSeal certification as part of the American Geophysical Union
Coalition Enabling FAIR Data Project. CoreTrustSeal certification
demonstrates to a repository’s users and funders that they have been
evaluated by an independent authority and endorsed for their
We are planning a series of webinars in the first part of October to
provide more information on CoreTrustSeal and the certification process.

10 Sep 2018

Looking for term definitions within your scope of work as input to P12

As part your work on data repositories does this IG have 5 or 6 terms to add to the RDA list of defined, termed concepts?

Discussion of data repositories is central to RDA and might have something to add to the current RDA effort on data vocabularies and what we talk about at P12

See for our data foundations term tool where such things are defined.



14 Jun 2018

Do You Know Any Domain Repositories That Would Be Willing/Able to Share Data Management Plans?

Hi All,

I am interested in analyzing Data Management Plans but need to get access to enough of them to actually identify trends. I was wondering if anyone in this group could recommend to me any domain repositories that you think would be willing/able to share Data Management Plans that they collect from researchers who actually deposit data to them. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated! Thank you! 

All Best Wishes,

Devan Ray Donaldson

Assistant Professor

School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering

Indiana University Bloomington

30 Jan 2018

Re: [domain-repositories-ig] Re: [rda-metadata-ig][domain-repositories-ig][vocabulary...

Hi Beth,
I would be happy to talk about our project on March 8.
George Alter
Research Professor, ICPSR
Professor of History, University of Michigan
PO Box 1248, Ann Arbor, MI 48106-1248
Tel: 734-478-0783 Fax: 734-647-8200
Email: ***@***.***

04 Jan 2018

Re: [rda-metadata-ig][domain-repositories-ig][vocabulary_services] methods for auto-generating structured metadata

Hi Siri-Jodha and Beth,
I am the PI of an NSF project that is writing software to extract metadata
about variable transformations from major statistical packages (SPSS, SAS,
Stata, R). The project is called C2Metadata ("Coninuous Capture of
Metadata"), and you can find more on our website .
We are planning to have the first operational version of our software in
March 2018.
If this is the kind of development that interests your group, please let me
know how I can help.

04 Jan 2018

methods for auto-generating structured metadata

The Metadata Enhancement Task Force, a sub-committee of the Research
Data Alliance Data Discovery Paradigms Interest Group, is investigating
methods for auto-generating structured metadata. Enhancing the metadata
records associated with research data improves search and supports
automation services such as data processing workflows.
The Task Force is currently developing a survey to collect information
on methods and tools for auto-generating metadata, including related

11 Sep 2017

CoreTrustSeal Certification Launched

Dear Colleagues,
Please read below an important announcement related to data repositories
Do not hesitate to circulate widely.
Very best wishes.
Mustapha Mokrane
*Mustapha Mokrane*, PhD. | Executive Director
World Data System-International Programme Office
c/o NICT Europe Centre, 28 rue de Berri, 75008 Paris, France
Mob: +33 6 1201 2912 <+33%206%2012%2001%2029%2012> ORCID ID:

30 Jun 2017

AGU 2017: Sessions on Trustworthy Data Repositories

Dear Colleagues,
You might be interested to learn about these two AGU 2017 related sessions
on data repositories featured in the Earth and Space Science Informatics
focus group. The first session is a Panel Format Session (alternate session
format) convened by the ICSU World Data System and panellists will be
invited. Please let us know by email if you are interested to present. The
second session is open for direct submissions. For both sessions, the
deadline for abstracts submissions is *2 August 2017, 23:59 EDT *and

05 Apr 2017

Meeting today at 11:30 in MR 6

Dear Domain Repositories Interest Group Members,
This is the final opportunity to announce our Group Meeting this morning on:
Community-driven Research Data Management: Towards Domain Protocols for Research Data Management
We have an interesting program and list of excellent speakers, including a panel, Look at the details here: