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: 
Rob Quick

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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