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DataCite's commitment to the "Principles of Open Scholarly Infrastructure" (POSI)

DataCite was founded in 2009 as an open stakeholder governed community that is open to participation from organizations around the world. DataCite has aimed to safeguard common standards worldwide to support research, thereby complying with the rules of good scientific practice. DataCite's identifier registration (Data File), and services are foundational components of the scholarly ecosystem. As …

RDA webinar "FAIR Principles for Research Software (FAIR4RS WG)", 23.09.2021

The Research Data Alliance (RDA) is pleased to announce the "FAIR Principles for Research Software (FAIR4RS WG)" webinar which will take place on September 23rd, 2021. This webinar will start with an overview of the current activities related to software in the RDA community and in the scholarly ecosystem. An in-depth analysis of the recently publishede FAIR principles for Research Software …

KonsortSWD meeting “20 Years Research Data Centers (RDC) in Germany“, 30.09.2021

The KonsortSWD is pleased to announce a hybrid conference about the current challenges and future developments in RDCs (German: FDZ) and their place in the larger German National Research Data Infrastructure (NFDI). The research data center (RDC) model can look back on the successful developments of the past 20 years. Currently, 40 data centers have been accredited by the RatSWD. When KonsortSWD …

RDA webinar "Navigating Data Sharing in International Research Collaboration", 16.09.2021

The Research Data Alliance (RDA) is delighted to announce the "Navigating Data Sharing in International Research Collaboration" webinar which will take place on September 16th, 2021. It will discuss several challenging issues for data sharing in international research and present a framework that has been developed as an outcome of the iN2N project. Researchers and data practitioners who are …

re3data publications "Stakeholder Survey and Workshop Report" & "Conceptual Model for User Stories"

Since 2012, re3data has been a relevant part of the open science service landscape. The registry provides substantial information about research data repositories (RDR) directly for researchers. To adapt re3data and its metadata to the current needs of involved stakeholders the re3data COREF project conducted a stakeholder survey and held a series of workshops at the end of 2020. The results and …

Choose a Creative Commons License for Study Documentation and Supporting Documents

Kristi Winters writes in her blog post about the use of Creative Commons Licences for study documentation. Copyright and Open Science are two research poles that seem to be diametrically opposed to each other. However, the author shows an uncomplicated way of protecting one's own intellectual property from misuse, while still making one's own research freely available to others. Creative Commons …

ORCID Member Reports: on-demand, insightful data

Demonstrating the value of the organization’s ORCID integration just got simpler. ORCID is delighted to announce the launch of some long-awaited improvements to member reporting. ORCID Member Reports are now on-demand and contain insightful data about how integrations are being used, such as how many researchers have connected their iDs to an integration, and how many records have been updated …

FAIR Aware – the online self-assessment tool

FAIR-Aware is an online tool which helps researchers and data managers assess how much they know about the requirements for making datasets findable, accessible, interoperable, and reusable (FAIR) before uploading them into a data repository. The tool comprises 10 questions which extend users' understanding of the FAIR principles as they work through the questionnaire. The tool is available in …

FORGE 2021 - conference registration is open now

The Data Center for the Humanities (DCH), Cologne Center for eHumanities (CCeH) and the Institut für Digital Humanities (IDH) are pleased to announce the conference FORGE 2021. It will take place online. The conference language will be in German. FORGE is a series of events organized by the AG Datenzentren of the Association of Digital Humanities in the German-speaking World ( DHd ). The …