Sharing Rewards and Credit (SHARC) IG


Group details

Secretariat Liaison: 
Lynn Yarmey
TAB Liaison: 
Paul Uhlir
IG Established

Short presentation of Sharing Rewards and Credit (SHARC) IG

SHARC is now a recognised and endorsed interest group within RDA (Research Data Alliance).  It is seeking to unpack and improve crediting and rewarding mechanisms in the data/resources sharing process (see link to the previous Research Data Alliance BoF meeting here:

At present, seven different communities are represented in the group:

Biology and Biomedicine (7 ppl.),

Information Sciences and Technology (3 ppl.),

Geospatial data (1 ppl.),

Marine Biology (1 ppl.),

Biodiversity (4 ppl.),

Industrial Ecology (1 ppl.),

Bioethics (4 ppl.).


The issues discussed here are transversal to many academic areas and communities.

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Recent Activity

03 Nov 2017

Encouraging supranational statements and recommendations for SHARC IG work

Dear all,
A quick mail to draw your attention on 3 interesting documents in case
you haven't seen them yet. Totally aligned with and very encouraging for
our SHARC work regarding better recognition and reward of open science
*  the last G7 science ministers communiqué (from G7 Meeting Turin
end sept 2017) + G7 expert group on open science Executive summary