Group Mailing list Archive

20 Apr 2021

[FAIR4RS][software-source-code-ig] VP17 software sessions

Dear all,
We are having two interesting software sessions at VP17, tomorrow
(Wednesday 21th) and Thursday 22nd.
The FAIR4RS WG session is on Wednesday 21th at 12:45 - 14:15

UTC| *Breakout 4* :
FAIR for Research Software (FAIR4RS)
: Early
Outcomes of the FAIR 4 Research Software: Definitions, Principles and Road

The SSC IG session is on Thursday 22nd at 10:15 - 11:45

UTC| *Breakout 7:*
Software Source Code
: Scholarly
Infrastructures and Quality Requirements of Software Source Code

16 Apr 2021

BibLaTeX support for software (Was: Re: [rda-datacitation-wg] Data Citation - Participate in shaping BibLaTeX)

[cross-posting this message to other groups that may find this relevant,
with some context for them, apologies to the Data Citation WG for repetitions]
Dear all,
there is an interesting thread in the Data Citation WG about extending the
@dataset entry in biblatex, which is just treated as @misc in biblatex today,
and falls quite short of fitting the bill [1].
A year ago, we had a similar situation for the @software entry type, which is
also just an alias for the @misc entry. Today, the situation has changed a lot,

26 Feb 2021

RDA Virtual Plenary 17 - Notification of Acceptance

Dear Chairs of the Software Source Code IG
The Technical Advisory Board (TAB) has completed its review of session applications for the RDA Virtual Plenary 17 (VP17) and has accepted your application titled Scholarly infrastructures and quality requirements of software source code. Please consider this your official notification of acceptance. Congratulations!

29 Jan 2021

RDA VP17 Session Proposal Submission


Dear Software Source Code IG members,


Thank you for your session proposal for Virtual Plenary 17 titled ‘Scholarly infrastructures and quality requirements of software source code’.  A review of all submitted proposals is now underway by the RDA Technical Advisory Board, with notifications of acceptance planned to be sent by 26 February.


Please feel free to contact the RDA Secretariat at with any questions or concerns you have regarding your submission. Thank you.


15 Jan 2021

Software sessions at the PIDapalooza party

Dear RDA, FORCE11 & ReSA communities,
I apologize for cross-posting, but I had to share with you the next big
event - PIDapalooza!
It is usually an informal conference that turns into a wild PID party.
This year, due to COVID19, organizers decided to do something even better:
**A 24-hours online PID party**
If you never been before, this is your time to check it out for free!
Note the two excellent software sessions:
*1. Intrinsic identifiers at work: what the users have to say*

19 Nov 2020

FAIR + Software: decoding the principles on November 23rd at 15.00 CEST.

Dear RDA, FORCE11 & ReSA communities,
I apologize for cross-posting.
The FAIRsFAIR project's first Milestone about software has been published
in October and is now under community review. It has been collaboratively
produced by work package 2 task 2.4 - FAIR services & software and had an
early experts review by the joint RDA/ReSA/FORCE11 FAIR4RS WG steering
Here is the link to the Assessment report on ‘FAIRness of software’
(Gruenpeter et al., 2020)

09 Nov 2020

Survey on perceptions of FAIR principles for research software

Dear Software Source Code IG members,
As you may be aware, a new joint RDA/ReSA/FORCE11 working group on FAIR for Research Software (FAIR4RS) has started, and will be presenting some of its work at the RDA VP16 Plenary.
The FAIR4RS group is running a survey to gather people’s perceptions of how the FAIR principles can be applied to software:

02 Nov 2020

[software-source-code-ig][scid][cure-fair][fair4rs][softwarecitation] RDA VP16 software sessions

Dear RDA & FORCE11 communities,
I apologize for cross-posting.
Software has become a hot subject in the RDA community and there will be 6
different sessions about software or code during the next RDA Plenary
(VP16) held next week between November 9 and 12 virtually in Costa Rica.
Here are the sessions you should note if you are interested in software:
- Software Source Code IG meeting
where the Software Code Identification WG output will be presented.
- FAIR software roadmap BOF meeting