WG Data Citation - RDA 10th Plenary meeting

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Meeting title:

Adoption Meeting: discussing feedback from adopters of the dynamic data citation recommendations


A short introduction describing the activities and the scope of the group:

The RDA Working Group on Data Citation (WG-DC) aims to bring together agroup of experts to discuss the issues, requirements, advantages and shortcomings of existing approaches for efficiently identifying and citing subsets of data. The final recommendation sof the WGDC are available at https://rd-alliance.org/system/files/documents/RDA-DC-Recommendations_15..., with a slightly more extensive report being available 

The WGDC has now moved on into an adoption phase, supporting numerous data centers in implementing these recommendations and collecting feedback and lessons learned on the way.


Additional links to informative material related to the group i.e. group page, Case statement, working documents etc:

The WGDC Recommendations in the short form of a 2-page flyer are available at:  https://www.rd-alliance.org/recommendations-working-group-data-citation-... (http://dx.doi.org/10.15497/RDA00016)

An extended Description of Recommendations is available at: Bulletin of the IEEE Technical Committee on Digital Libraries, 12:1, 2016. http://www.ieee-tcdl.org/Bulletin/v12n1/papers/IEEE-TCDL-DC-2016_paper_1...

Webinar recordings as well as slide sets and supporting papers by adopters presenting their experience in implementing the recommendations are collected at the RDA WGDC webinar page at


Meeting objectives:

  • Discussing feedback from adopters
  • Identifying the next steps forward, adaptations required, etc.


Meeting agenda

Draft Program for the WG meeting 
1. Short description of the WG recommendations (for newcomers) 
2. Report on standardisation process
3. Brief reports on use cases
4. Collaboration with other WGs and IGs
5. Other issues, future of the WG


Target audience:
- Data Center Operators wishing to provide precise identification and citation services
- Researchers wanting to encourage their data center operators to provide data identification and citation services


Review the recommendations available at:

Group chair serving as contact person: Andreas Rauber 

Type of meeting: Informative meeting

Session Room: International 1

Session Time:  Wednesday 20 September, Breakout 6, 15:30 - 17:00

Collaborative session notes:


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