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RDA members are RDA's greatest asset, and we greatly value their opinions, ideas and experiences. All RDA members are invited to contribute Blogs, telling the community about their experiences during events and meetings or in the context of their individual or organisational activity related to RDA.

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24 Sep 2016

Why don't people vote for TAB candidates?

Dear Members,

I’ll be blunt. I am confused, even appalled, at the low participation rates for TAB elections (currently less than 5%).

Perhaps it is not as visible as it should be, but TAB is one of the most critical bodies of RDA. They are the community’s voice to Council. They are the frontline guardians of the RDA mission. They are the facilitators of inter-group connections within RDA. They have prepared a nice description of what TAB does.

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23 Sep 2016

Humans of Data 1

“I think you need to express yourself the way you feel you should, because what really matters at this conference is that we’re all interested in making data available, accessible and preserving it, and we shouldn’t feel that we have to sacrifice who we are in part or whole, in order to do our work.  

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02 Sep 2016

CFP: BOF for RDA Plenary "Software for better description and retrieval of online scientific data"

Call for Participation

 

Research Data Alliance 8th Plenary Program

BOF: Software for Better Description and Retrieval of Online Scientific Data

Thursday, September 15, 2016. Breakout Session 3, 4:00–5:30 p.m.

This BOF will introduce a new dimension to RDA breakout sessions—demonstrations of software to aid better access to online experimental data.

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