Group Mailing list Archive

09 Jun 2016

Call for Papers - Special Issue "20 Years of Persistent Identifiers"

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Dear colleagues,
we would like to invite you to consider publishing some of your work in
an upcoming Special Issue of the Data Science Journal (DSJ)
under the topic "20 Years of Persistent
Identifiers - Where do we go next?". The submission deadline is 31
August 2016.
Persistent identifiers (PID) for scholarly resources have been around
now for more than 20 years. Since the initial launch of the
we have seen a proliferation of PID into many use cases. Some PID

03 Mar 2016

Data Fabric and PIT updates

Dear DF and PIT,
I understand that there have been some questions during one of the Data
Fabric session at P7 today on the status and future of the PIT
developments. Since PIT is considered to be part of the overall Data
Fabric approach, I would like to take this opportunity to give a few
essential updates here that shed some light on the more recent
activities since the end of the WG lifetime:
- The PIT API and demonstrator are available as an RDA recommendation
and I am quite happy to see that there are a couple of adoption projects

26 Nov 2015

Fwd: 20 years of persistent identifiers - where do we go next? EGU 2016 - Call for Abstracts

* Apologies for cross-posting *
Dear Colleagues,
Even though EGU 2016 still seems to be a long way off, we would like to
invite you to submit abstracts to the EGU General Assembly 2016 in
Vienna (17-22 April 2016).
In particular, we would like to invite you to submit abstracts to the
following session:
20 years of persistent identifiers - where do we go next? (ESSI2.6/GI1.6)

01 Jul 2015

PID Collections WG case statement available for comments

Dear all,
we want to draw your attention to the case statement of the proposed PID
Collections WG, which is now available for public comment on the RDA
The PID Collections WG will focus on solutions for managing object
collections where each object and also the collection itself may bear

25 Jun 2015

Persistent Identifiers: Enabling Services for Data Intensive Research

We are happy to announce the following event

Persistent Identifiers: Enabling Services for Data Intensive Research
a meeting organized by DataCite and EPIC

on Monday, September 21, 2015 from 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM (CEST)
at Amphitheatre Hermite, Institute Henri Poincaré, 11 rue Pierre et MarieCurie, Paris, France

11 Jun 2015

Last chance to get a P6 breakout

The deadline for RDA Plenary 6 breakout session (23-25 Sept 2015)
application is fast approaching. You have until 20th June 2015 to submit
your request for a meeting space in Paris -
Working & Interest groups as well as representatives from BoFs will be
invited to share their group updates and interact with RDA members on 23

31 Mar 2015

PID Information Types report revised and ready for final submit

Dear all,
the PID Information Types WG output has undergone open RDA community
review. The revised document addressing the points made on the forums
and via email is attached; unless there are further comments, we will
submit this to TAB in the coming days to finalize the outcome process
(also including the demonstrator, documentation etc.).
Best, Tobias
Tobias Weigel
Abteilung Datenmanagement
Deutsches Klimarechenzentrum GmbH (DKRZ)
Bundesstraße 45 a • 20146 Hamburg • Germany
Phone: +49 40 460094-104

18 Sep 2014

Draft of final report - see you at the P4 in Amsterdam!

Dear all,
the 4th RDA Plenary is moving closer and with it the official end of our
working group. As announced a couple of weeks ago, we have been working
on a final report that summarizes the working group goals, process and
outcomes. Please find the draft of the report attached. We are very much
open to comments, both via this list as well as in person at the plenary.
We have two session slots at the plenary. On Monday afternoon,
15:30-17:00, we will give an introduction and review of the WG work and

08 Aug 2014

PID Info Types demonstrator

Dear all,
we have good news on our overall WG outcomes - they are in a mature
enough stage now - also thanks to Tom Zastrow from RZG - so that we
would like to get your valuable feedback. Some of you have already asked
for more details, and we hope the information given here comes at the
right time.
The client demonstrator GUI is accessible here, courteously hosted by
Tom/RZG - also note the walk-through on the right-hand side for simple
usage examples: