Data Usage Metrics WG

WG

Group details

Secretariat Liaison: 
Lynn Yarmey
TAB Liaison: 
Sarah Ramdeen
WGs Wrapping up (from ~12 months after RDA endorsement)
 

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.

 

The “Make Data Count” project hosted a Birds of a Feather at RDA Plenary 10 and recognized that many other groups are working in this space and interested in implementing a standardized set of data usage metrics. Lending expertise from various projects and research stakeholders, this WG, a part of the Publishing Data IG, aims to harness community buy-in of data usage metrics and drive widespread adoption.

 

The WG intends to be be broadly international in scope, and will actively recruit participants from all regions globally, including international initiatives (e.g.,. ANDS) and will be directing outreach globally through webinars, related conferences, and consistent communication. The WG recognizes that for data usage metrics to be adopted at a global scale, representatives from all global regions need to help shape the WG outcomes.



Recent Activity

26 Jun 2019

Plenary 14 Session Submission deadline is tomorrow!

Dear members of the Data Usage Metrics WG,
With RDA Plenary 14 scheduled to occur from October 23-25, *the deadline
for session submission is this Thursday, 27 June at 16:00 UTC.
*Submissions for meeting sessions are open to working groups, interest
groups, joint groups and birds of feather (BoF) meetings.
Please note, however, submissions are accepted _from group chairs only_.
If you submit a session request for a group, please notify the other
chairs of that group.
* Group Session Application form:

11 Feb 2019

Data Metrics Survey

Hi all,
Following our meeting in Botswana and two virtual calls since, we have put together a survey for repositories on data metrics implementations. If you are a repository provider, could you please fill out this survey?
https://goo.gl/forms/yS3NigmBJSabi5Ux2
Please help us spread the survey (through our channels, other WGs, twitter, etc) – the more responses we get the richer data we will have for our Philly meeting and the WG deliverables!
Thank you,
Daniella
On behalf of,