Recognised & Endorsed

WG

Software Source Code Identification WG

Status: 
Recognised & Endorsed
Secretariat Liaison: 
Stefanie Kethers
TAB Liaison: 
Andrew Treloar

Software, and in particular source code, plays an important role in science: it is used in all research fields to produce, transform and analyse research data, and is sometimes itself an object of research and/or an output of research.

Unlike research data and scientific articles, though, software source code has only very recently been recognised as important subject matter in a few initiatives related to scholarly publication and archiving. These initiatives are now working on a variety of plans for handling the identification of software artifacts.

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IG

IG for Surveying Open Data Practices

Status: 
Recognised & Endorsed
Secretariat Liaison: 
enquiries[at]rd-alliance.org
TAB Liaison: 
Dimitris Koureas

This IG started with a BoF session at the 10th RDA Plenary in Montreal in 2017. The minutes and powerpoint presentation of this session are available below. 

The IG Charter was approved in August 2018 and can be found below as well.

At the 12th Plenary in Gaborone the IG hosted a succesful session, which was well attended.

Presentations an minutes will be shared  shortly.

 

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WG

Capacity Development for Agriculture Data WG

Status: 
Recognised & Endorsed
Secretariat Liaison: 
Lynn Yarmey
TAB Liaison: 
Devika Madalli

The aim of this Working Group (WG) is to develop synergies between existing education and training activities and agricultural science needs by performing a landscape assessment to identify existing gaps and training requirements within the Interest Group on Agricultural Data (IGAD) WGs related. A particular focus will be on sharing knowledge about training initiatives and technologies, reducing digital divides so that researchers and practitioners in developing countries can also benefit.

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