The Research Data Alliance (RDA) invites applications for its newly redesigned fellowship program. The program’s goal is to engage early career researchers in the US in Research Data Alliance (RDA), a dynamic and young global organization that seeks to eliminate the technical and social barriers to research data sharing.
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EU recently launched a public consultation on possible actions in relation to global coordination of Earth observations via the Group on Earth Observation (GEO).
EU aim is to provide the state of play regarding the implementation of the Global Earth Observation System of Systems (GEOSS) by the Group on Earth Observations during the last ten years.
A call for abstracts is open until the 18 February 2015 for the Impacts of Big Data Technology to Earth Science Data Analysis Session at AOGS 12th Annual Meeting to be held 2-7 August 2015 in Singapore.
F1000Research has recently set up an article collection called Open Knowledge in Agricultural Development (OKAD). The OKAD collection will be open in late April 2015.
Are you a public research organisation or a research data library interested in procuring cloud services? The newly EC funded project PICSE (www.picse.eu) is working on a simpler procurement model for procuring cloud solutions that can support research organisations and in the future.
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In a talk with Research Europe, the RDA Secretary General, Mark Parsons speaks about the progress of RDA giving examples of what the first outputs are pushing forward. Addresses the issue of the private sector involvement in RDA, its organisational membership, the importance of social norms for data sharing and the RDA future plans.
A Call for presentations is open until February 8 for the Large Scale Data Projects meet RDA - Plenary session scheduled to take place on March 8, in the afternoon of the 5th Plenary Adoption Day hosted by the San Diego Supercomputing Center.
Washington DC – Last week in Washington DC, the Research Data Alliance/United States (RDA/US) and CENDI Federal Information Managers Group announced an agreement to jointly sponsor events related to the advancement of data management innovation.
RDA/US and CENDI will also share information about ongoing and planned activities at each organization. With a shared interest in effective data infrastructure, this alliance will particularly benefit CENDI membership and US members of RDA, as well as the entire international data sharing community.
The 10th International Conference on Open Repositories (OR2015) will be held on June 8-11, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. The conference is being jointly hosted by Indiana University Bloomington Libraries, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library, and Virginia Tech University Libraries.
In collaboration with PLOS and DataONE, the California Digital Library is conducting a survey to investigate metrics for datasets. The aim is to learn what metrics of use and impact would be useful to reasearchers and repositories. The responses will directly be fed into a broader project to design and develop metrics that track and measure data use, i.e. “data-level metrics” (DLM).