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22 Jan 2014

RDA Updates

IN FOCUS: Call for Nominations: Research Data Alliance Council Members * Call for SciDataCon 2014 International Scientific Programme Committee candidates * Big Data and Open Data Workshop * EUDAT Calls for Collaboration Projects - partner news * RDA 3rd Plenary Updates! REGISTER and join us in Dublin, Ireland March 26 to 28, 2014.

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17 Jan 2014

Call for Nominations: Research Data Alliance Council Members


The Organizing Group* of the Research Data Alliance Colloquium (RDA-C) is planning to appoint the final two members to the Research Data Alliance (RDA) Council in January, 2014, and is seeking input from the RDA Community.  Specifically, members of the community are encouraged to submit names for the two remaining open positions no later than February 3, 2014.

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15 Jan 2014

Request for Comment on Draft RDA Output and IP Policy

Over the last several months, a Task Force consisting of members of WGs, Council, TAB, and the Secretariat has worked to draft a policy defining the formal outputs of RDA and the associated intellectual property rights around those outputs. An overall goal was to create an environment that facilitates broad adoption and ongoing sustainability of RDA outputs. The Task Force sought the input of Council and all the WG and IG chairs and has developed a policy whereby RDA encourages broad and open sharing but formally endorses or "owns" very little.

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