SPECIAL D-LIB MAGAZINE ISSUE: All About the Research Data Alliance (RDA)

Wed, 2014-01-22 13:18 -- carol

Washington, DC  The January 2014 issue of D-Lib Magazine (http://www.dlib.org) is a special issue on the topic of the Research Data Alliance (RDA). This organization focuses on building social and technical bridges to enable open sharing of data across borders and disciplines. Guest editors are Fran Berman, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; Ross Wilkinson, Australian National Data Service; and John Wood, The Association of Commonwealth Universities.

The guest editorial is:

Building Global Infrastructure for Data Sharing and Exchange Through the Research Data Alliance
by Fran Berman, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; Ross Wilkinson, Australian National Data Service; John Wood, The Association of Commonwealth Universities

Articles include:

Synthesis of Working Group and Interest Group Activity One Year into the Research Data Alliance

by Beth Plale, Indiana University

Data Type Registries: A Research Data Alliance Working Group
by Daan Broeder, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics; Laurence Lannom, Corporation for National Research Initiatives

Improving Access to Recorded Language Data
by Simon Musgrave, Monash University, Australian National Corpus

Opening and Linking Agricultural Research Data
by Esther Dzale Yeumo Kabore, French National Institute for Agricultural Research; Devika Madalli, Indian Statistical Institute; Johannes Keizer, Food and Agriculture Office of the United Nations

Organizational Status of RDA
by Mark A. Parsons, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

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