status: Recognised & Endorsed

Chair (s): Ingrid Dillo, Iryna Kuchma, Amy Pienta

Group Email: [group_email]

Secretariat Liaison:


This is the subgroup of the RDA-COVID-19 working group focusing on Social Sciences.

 

Scope (economics, sociology, political science, education, demography, geography, and psychology), data topics: 

  • Social Isolation and Social Distancing
  • Family and Intergenerational Relationships
  • Quality of Life and Well Being
  • Health Behaviors and Behavior Change
  • Health Disparities
  • Impact on Vulnerable Populations (including immigrants, minority groups)
  • Community Impact and Neighbourhood Effects
  • Transportation; Food Security
  • Beliefs, Attitudes, Misinformation, Public Opinion
  • Technology-Mediated Communication (public information campaigns; social media use)
  • Economic Impacts (including industry, work, unemployment)
  • Organizational Change
  • Social Inequalities and Discrimination
  • Education Impacts (including online learning)
  • Political Dynamics, Policy Approaches, and Government Expenditure
  • Criminal Justice (including domestic violence, prison populations, cybercrime)
  • Human Mobility and Migration (including dislocation)

The Outputs

The RDA-COVID-19 WG, from April 1st through June 30th, 2020, created more than five releases of the recommendations and guidelines, leading to the final endorsed version, "RDA COVID-19 Recommendations and Guidelines for Data Sharing," with ongoing efforts to add and review materials.

Citation:  RDA COVID-19 Working Group. Recommendations and Guidelines on data sharing. Research Data Alliance, 2020. DOI: https://doi.org/10.15497/rda00052


Resources


Joint Statements

Work Plan:

  • Weekly meetings with sub-group: on Thursdays at 11am UTC at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86058692856, agenda & minutes from the previous meetings

  • Recorded first meetings

  • First writing sprint 4/13 

    • Co-writing & Discussion (Data Collections; Metadata, Standards & Data Quality)

  • Additional writing sprints

    • 4/15 Legal & Ethical; Data Sharing and LT Preservation; Data management responsibilities and resources

    • 4/17 11am UTC (Data Collections; Metadata, Standards & Data Quality; Storage)
    • 4/20 10am - 12am UTC (Legal & Ethical; Data Sharing and Preservation; Data management responsibilities and resources)

Posts

20
October
2020

Invitation to complete the RDA COVID-19 WG Survey [ACTION REQUESTED]

by Amy Pienta

Dear Social Science Subgroup Members, This is a reminder email to nudge the social science subsection members to complete the survey you have received last week. We need your help! You are invited to participate in a short *10-minute online survey* about your experiences as a member of the COVID-19 WG. We would appreciate your participation in the survey to help assess how well the working group came from far away places and professional backgrounds in the face of a health
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23
September
2020

AW: [rda-covid19-socialsciences] iPres link

by Claudia Engelhardt

Hi Amy, Here’s the link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83335549844 Claudia Von: ***@***.***-groups.org <***@***.***-groups.org> Gesendet: Mittwoch, 23. September 2020 18:57 An: RDA-COVID19-Social-Sciences <***@***.***-groups.org> Betreff: [rda-covid19-socialsciences] iPres link Even though I am registered as a presenter. I have not received a Zoom link. Can anyone else share for our 1:15 EDT session today?
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23
September
2020

iPres link

by Amy Pienta

Even though I am registered as a presenter. I have not received a Zoom link. Can anyone else share for our 1:15 EDT session today? ************************************************************************************ Amy Pienta, PhD Research Scientist and Director, Business and Collection Development ICPSR , University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI ICPSR holds a 2019 National Medal for Museum and Library Science Ready to Deposit Data at ICPSR? *************************************************************
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23
July
2020

Fwd: [CODATA-international] #WeMissiPRES: Call for Participation - Submissions by 19th August 2020

by Amy Pienta

Hi all, I am sharing this invitation because I think it would be great if we submitted a proposal for a presentation for iPRES. Iryna added this to our agenda to discuss for next week. But, if you are interested and unable to attend please indicate in a comment or note to us. Best, Amy ************************************************************************************ Amy Pienta, PhD
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16
July
2020

RDA COVID 19 Social Science WG

by John Brian Pickering

Dear All, As just discussed, I've created a copy of the suggested journal articles spreadsheet: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1AJqJHpfK7Hdo_WbaSWDuI0itL_VUJR53... the link is also in the minutes. I gave everyone on today's call access - except C.Glynn, and one other (sorry, can't remember the name). If you don't have access and want it, please just ping me and I'll add you to the share list. Enjoy your day and stay safe Brian
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18
June
2020

RDA COVID-19: Suggested questions

by John Brian Pickering

Dear All, Here is a GDoc to suggest prompt questions for a 'narrative analysis' https://docs.google.com/document/d/1pX7rWnoUFM4evFoWOHbO7LGbvYJeQQoeCn-s... Please add to / comment as you wish Brian
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18
June
2020

RDA COVID: Call to discuss joint paper (Friday 19th June)

by John Brian Pickering

As requested: Coordinates for call (11 UTC) https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/127124133 Agenda https://docs.google.com/document/d/1rEolOrj_Mp25bRQkUSb6wPXGCIsd4FGtpehi... Brian
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02
June
2020

Re: [rda-covid19-socialsciences] Re: [rda-covid19-socialsciences] G7 declaration

by Claudia Bauzer Medeiros

Dear all Please find enclosed G7 science and technology ministers declaration about importance of sharing COVID data, software, infrastrucutres I believe they totally forgot social sciences data... But very nice sentences anyway https://www.state.gov/g7-science-and-technology-ministers-declaration-on...
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31
May
2020

Infrogrphic examples

by Amy Pienta

Hi all, I am putting out a call for any infographics that you are aware of that could be models for communicating our guidelines to one of our audiences -- such as researchers. If you have something in mind, please let me know. Amy ************************************************************************************ Amy Pienta, PhD Research Scientist and Director, Business and Collection Development ICPSR , University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI ICPSR holds a 2019 National Medal for Museum and Library Science
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