Group Mailing list Archive

09 Aug 2022

2022 Midwest Data Librarian Symposium (MDLS) Call for Proposals

The Midwest Data Librarian Symposium (MDLS) invites session proposals for its 8th symposium, co-hosted by the University of Notre Dame and Purdue University.
MDLS 2022 will be a hybrid event held from Wednesday October 5, to Friday, October 7, 2022. Wednesday's activities will take place in the late afternoon and will either be recorded or reprised later in the event in recognition of Yom Kippur. On-site sessions will take place at the University of Notre Dame, with 30 seats available for campus participants. Virtual participation will take place via Zoom.

27 Jul 2022

Crowd sourced data curation playlist

Apologies for cross-posting. Please share broadly!
In April I made a call for data folks to fill out a survey
and share what kind of music you like
to listen to when curating data or working with data. Thank you all for
your help. I'm sharing the results. Please enjoy!
Google Spreadsheet
The Crowdsourced data curation playlist
spreadsheet provides access to music 66 data librarians and data curators
listen to when curating data. Columns in the spreadsheet include what type

07 Jul 2022

Survey on usage of "How to be FAIR with your data"

*Apologies for cross-posting*
Dear all
"How to be FAIR with your data" (freely available from
Göttingen University Press here

W%2BoPbhwDo2FxMRHMNoCOw%3D&reserved=0> and as a gitbook here

04 May 2022

Calling all data curators and data librarians! Contribute to a data curation playlist

**Apologies for cross-posting. Please feel free to share broadly!**
Hello, my name is Wanda Marsolek (they/them). I am an Engineering liaison
and Data Curation Librarian at the University of Minnesota Libraries and a
Data CuRe Fellow ( My personal project for the
fellowship is to acknowledge and celebrate the humanness of data curation. This
survey will help crowdsource a music
playlist from our colleagues around the world of the music we listen to

14 Apr 2022

RDA Plenary 19 Draft Programme Now Available

Dear Group Chairs,
The RDA 19th Plenary draft programme is now available: Please note that the Plenary programme is a part of the International Data Week programme that can be accessed at

25 Mar 2022

RDA Plenary 19 as a part of IDW 2022 - Notification of Acceptance

Dear Chairs of the Libraries for Research Data IG,
Congratulations! Your RDA Plenary 19 (P19) session application titled Digital Badging for Research Data & Software has been approved. Please consider this your official notification of acceptance.
We have some feedback and requests for you to take into consideration while preparing your session:

04 Mar 2022

P19 session proposals submissions

Dear group members, 

Thank you for submitting your session proposal for the Plenary 19 titled ‘Digital Badging for Research Data & Software’. 

A review of all submitted proposals is now underway. Notifications of sessions acceptance will be sent out by Thursday, 24th March. 

Please contact the RDA Secretariat at with any questions or concerns you may have regarding your submission.  

Kind regards, 
RDA Secretariat 

17 Feb 2022

Deadline for the P19 Call for submission is 26th February and other news items!

Dear Group Members, 

We would like to share some important deadlines and news items with you. 

  • One week left to submit your session application for RDA’s 19th Plenary Meeting! The Call for Sessions deadline is next week, the 26th of February, at 23:59 UTC. This is a firm deadline and there will be no further extension.