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Establishing the Understanding and Capturing the Uptake of Digital Research Infrastructure IG

12 FEB 2024

Collaborative session notes

Group(s) submitting the application: 

Understanding and Capturing the Uptake of Digital Research Infrastructure IG

Meeting objectives: 

Meeting agenda: 

Target Audience: 

Users, providers, funders of Digital Research Infrastructures and anyone else interested in the topic.

Group chair serving as contact person: 

Liv Shanahan

Brief introduction describing the activities and scope of the group: 

This IG follows on from a BoF session held at RDA Plenary 21 / IDW in Salzburg, Austria, in October 2023, where a number of participants expressed an interest in establishing an RDA group on this topic. Another BoF session on this topic was held prior to the RDA P21 session, at eResearch Australasia in Brisbane, Australia, in October 2023.

Brief recap of the RDA P21 session

The session aimed to bring together participants with an interest in understanding and capturing the uptake of Digital Research Infrastructure (DRI) and to gauge interest in this topic. The topic of Understanding and Capturing the Uptake of Digital Research Infrastructure (DRI) was introduced in three short presentations and led to a lively discussion of e.g how to define uptake and success of DRIs, and how to encourage users to refer to DRIs in their published work.

Key outcomes/actions/takeaways

There was interest from about half the people in the room to progress this topic. An RDA IG open for everyone to join has been created at…

The group is currently recruiting new members and developing a draft Charter for discussion at the RDA Plenary 22 session, as described above.

Related material:

Short Group Status: 

The group intends to use this session to progress its Charter in this session, and to submit the finalised Charter to the RDA review process shortly after the Virtual Plenary 22.

Type of Meeting: 

Working meeting

Additional links to informative material: 

As listed above in scope.

Avoid conflict with the following group (1): 

RDA / CODATA Data Systems, Tools, and Services for Crisis Situations WG

Avoid conflict with the following group (2): 

Data Discovery Paradigms IG

Meeting presenters: 

Stefanie Kethers, Mingfang Wu, Kylie Black, Liv Shanahan, Andrew Treloar, others TBC

Are you willing to host a second, repeat, session at a different time zone?: