Group Mailing list Archive

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!

24 Jan 2019

P13 Session Accepted - RDA/WDS IG Certification of Digital Repositories: Build TRUST to be FAIR

Dear group,
Congratulations! Your session application  - RDA/WDS IG Certification of
Digital Repositories: Build TRUST to be FAIR - emerging needs of
certification in Life Sciences, Geosciences, and Humanities - has been
approved and will appear in the RDA Plenary 13 Programme.  Please
consider this your official notification of acceptance.
The detailed Plenary 13 programme will be published online by 11
February, 2019, and your scheduled session time will be published in the

11 Sep 2017

CoreTrustSeal Certification Launched

Dear Colleagues,
Please read below an important announcement related to data repositories
certification. 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 ORCID ID: 0000-0002-0925-7983
***@***.*** |

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

19 Jun 2017

ISO certification of trusted repositories

I hope the following will be of interest.
Dr David Giaretta
Who can be trusted with your precious information for years to come?
Much of our lives and our futures depend on digital information yet the
"father of the internet" Vint Cerf [1] worries about the coming "digital
dark age". How can we know who can be trusted with our digital future?
Now there is a way to do it in the same way we know which systems we can
trust for food, environment, energy, namely through ISO certification by ISO

23 Mar 2017

Research Data Alliance DDPIG Interim Outputs for review and comment

Dear RDA Interest Group members,

We wish to share with you the draft outputs created by three of
the Task Force teams of the RDA Data Discovery Paradigms Interest
Group. We think one or more of these outputs are relevant to the
work your IG is doing. Your thoughts and feedback on the three
interim documents will be greatly appreciated:

09 Dec 2016

Registration link FAIR Data in Trustworthy Data Repositories Webinars

Dear all,
the registration for the FAIR Data in Trustworthy Data Repositories
Webinars is available at
The hyperlink of the registration URL in my previous email did not point
to that. Apologies for the confusion.
Thank you again,
*Apologies for cross posting*
*FAIR Data in Trustworthy Data Repositories Webinars*