WGs Wrapping up (from ~12 months after RDA endorsement)

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14 Jun 2018
WG

RDA/FORCE11 Software Source Code Identification WG

Status: 
Recognised & Endorsed
Secretariat Liaison: 
Stefanie Kethers
TAB Liaison: 
Andrew Treloar

Software, and in particular source code, plays an important role in science: it is used in all research fields to produce, transform and analyse research data, and is sometimes itself an object of research and/or an output of research.

Unlike research data and scientific articles, though, software source code has only very recently been recognised as important subject matter in a few initiatives related to scholarly publication and archiving. These initiatives are now working on a variety of plans for handling the identification of software artifacts.

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03 Jan 2018
WG

Capacity Development for Agriculture Data WG

Status: 
Recognised & Endorsed
Secretariat Liaison: 
enquiries[at]rd-alliance.org
TAB Liaison: 
Devika Madalli

The aim of this Working Group (WG) is to develop synergies between existing education and training activities and agricultural science needs by performing a landscape assessment to identify existing gaps and training requirements within the Interest Group on Agricultural Data (IGAD) WGs related. A particular focus will be on sharing knowledge about training initiatives and technologies, reducing digital divides so that researchers and practitioners in developing countries can also benefit.

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22 Nov 2017
WG

Data Usage Metrics WG

Status: 
Recognised & Endorsed
Secretariat Liaison: 
enquiries[at]rd-alliance.org
TAB Liaison: 
Sarah Ramdeen

Research data is increasingly recognized as an important output of scholarly research, however, there are not yet standardized or comprehensive research data metrics as there are with articles. While data citations standards are being constructed and gaining user adoption, there are not yet usage (views, downloads) metrics for data. In addition, data citations are currently not yet counted and aggregated into clear metrics, as it is done for articles.

 

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