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New Publication Opportunity! Citizen Science Data and Methods

In connection with the joint WDS–CODATA TG on Citizen Science for the SDGs  and its predecessor on Validation, Curation, and Management of Crowdsourced Data , it is a pleasure to announce a new publication opportunity—a Research Topic on Citizen Science Data and Methods , a 'Special Issue', published by the leading open-access journal Frontiers and with the following guest editors: ...

Presentation on WDS Training Workshop at EGU 2020

Presentation on WDS Training Workshop at EGU 2020

Laia Comas Bru and Marcus Schmidt will present the following abstract at  EGU General Assembly 2020: Sharing Geoscience Online . The presentation talks about their participation in the  WDS–EGU Training Workshop held in November 2019 in Paris. EGU2020-7115: Data Management for Early Career Scientists – How to Tame the Elephant The presentation is part of session ESSI2.10 'Data ...

Claudia Medeiros Replaces Alfredo Tolmasquim as WDS-SC Member

Claudia Medeiros Replaces Alfredo Tolmasquim as WDS-SC Member

It is a pleasure (tinged with regret) to inform you that the ISC Committee for Science Planning has invited Claudia Medeiros ( bio ) to serve on the WDS Scientific Committee (WDS-SC) from 1 April 2020.  Please join us in welcoming Claudia to the World Data System! Claudia replaces  Alfredo Tolmasquim —who has stepped down owing to his increased work commitments—in representing the Latin ...

UPDATE: Second LAC Scientific Data Management Workshop Postponed Until 2021

WDS, ABC, FAPESP, and RDA have now agreed that the  Second LAC Workshop   will be postponed until early 2021 , in light of the continued COVID-19 pandemic. More details will follow soon.   Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions and continue to check the Workshop website for updates.   The Second LAC Workshop Scientific Organizing Committee

SAVE THE DATE: International Data Week 2021, 8–11 November 2021, Seoul, South Korea

The International Science Council’s  Committee on Data (CODATA) and World Data System (WDS), and the Research Data Alliance (RDA) are delighted to announce that the 2021 edition of International Data Week (IDW 2021) will be held on 8–11 November 2021 in Seoul, South Korea. IDW 2021 will be hosted by the Korea Institute of Science and Technology Information (KISTI), committed by the ...

Data Together COVID-19 Appeal and Actions

Data Together COVID-19 Appeal and Actions

The World Data System of the International Science Council (ISC) together with ISC's Committee on Data , GO FAIR , and the Research Data Alliance (RDA)—the four major international data organizations—are pleased to outline their joint commitment to work together to optimize the global research data ecosystem and to identify the opportunities and needs that will trigger federated ...