Group Mailing list Archive

16 Jul 2019

Draft minutes from today's call and actions

Dear all,
The draft minutes from today's call are available at for your comments. I also include the list of actions below.
Actions summary:
1. Action Fotis: Circulate the draft minutes from last two meetings for off-line approval.

12 Jul 2019

Organisational Members clustering on-line sheet to update/fill in

Dear all,
Following from the last meeting, please find below an on-line sheet with the proposed clustering of OA members for your corrections/updates:
I remind you that the purpose of this clustering is two-fold:
* On one hand give more visibility to OA members

12 Jul 2019

New group in review - Research Metadata Schemas

Dear all,
See a new case statement below for your comments.
Best wishes
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Subject: New group in review - Research Metadata Schemas
Hi Secretariat,
We have a new WG proposed on Research Metadata Schemas. The Case Statement will be in community review through 11 August.

12 Jul 2019

Draft agenda now available for OAB call 2019-07-16 @ 1300 UTC

A draft agenda is now available for our call next week, previously announced to
this list by Fotis:
There is scope to add a small number of other items to the agenda. If you wish
to do so, please let us know in advance if possible rather than raising them
under AOB.
The connection details are in the agenda & I repeat them here for convenience:

09 Jul 2019

RDA value statement for Infrastructure Providers

Dear all,
As you may recall from our organizational assembly meeting in Philadelphia,
it was determined that the OA would put together a value statement for
infrastructure providers. Thanks to the diligent work of Andrew and Frankie
there is a draft available for your review:
Please take a look and register any comments or corrections in the document

08 Jul 2019

OA Internal newsletter no3

Dear all,
Here are some news and updates for the RDA Organisational Members and Affiliates. Feel free to reuse and disseminate in your networks. We would appreciate your feedback on how to improve it. And if you find any bugs, please let us know. Thanks!
Request for comments open:
* Open Science Graphs for FAIR Data IG Charter Statement - Deadline: 18 July 2019
* WDS/RDA Assessment of Data Fitness for Use WG Outputs and Recommendations - Deadline: 19 July 2019
Recently endorsed groups:

02 Jul 2019

Plenary Pathways: Assessment & next steps

Hi, all,
We are planning to give the Plenary Pathways another go at the Helsinki
plenary and are looking for theme recommendations. Here are the Pathways
from last Plenary and
attached please find a brief summary of responses received to the
assessment survey for these. Despite the sparse response, I am assured that
there were over 600 hundred of unique page views!

21 Jun 2019

Draft minutes from last call and doodle for next call

Dear all,
The draft minutes from the May call are available at
I summarise the actions below.
The draft minutes from Philadelphia are to be approved in the next meeting also: