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STM Launches ‘STM 2020 Research Data Year’

STM Launches ‘STM 2020 Research Data Year’

To accelerate the implementation of research data solutions, the International Association of Scientific, Technical and Medical Publishers  (STM; WDS Associate Member) has launched the ‘STM 2020 Research Data Year’—a dedicated action plan to increase the number of journals with data policies, expand the number of journals depositing data links and grow the volume of citations to datasets. In ...

CCDC Announces 2020.0 CSD Release

CCDC Announces 2020.0 CSD Release

The Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre (CCDC; WDS Regular Member), world leading providers of structural chemistry data for material and life sciences, has announced the 2020.0 CSD Release, offering improved visualisation and extraction of data driven insights from now over one million structures in the Cambridge Structural Database (CSD). After celebrating the addition of the millionth ...

New Journal & Call for Paper: Patterns From Cell Press

New Journal & Call for Paper: Patterns From Cell Press

We are happy to announce that a new journal Patterns from Cell Press will be launching soon.  Register here to receive the first issue Patterns is a premium open access journal from Cell Press, publishing ground-breaking original research across the full breadth of data science. Data are the foundation of all research, and all data are in scope, regardless of original domain. ...

Data Engineer Job Opening at Jet Propulsion Lab for PO.DAAC

Data Engineer Job Opening at Jet Propulsion Lab for PO.DAAC

The Physical Oceanography DAAC (PO.DAAC; WDS Regular Member) is seeking a Data Engineer whose technical skills and interests are focused on data management, documentation, and data curation approaches applied to remote sensing and Earth science data systems. You will apply your experience in data management, particularly in evaluation and integration of heterogeneous oceanographic data and ...

ISRIC: Sneak Preview of New Edition of SoilGrids250m & Request for Feedback

ISRIC: Sneak Preview of New Edition of SoilGrids250m & Request for Feedback

ISRIC – World Soil Information  (WDS Regular Member) has been updating its soil property maps for the world (SoilGrids250m). Numerous improvements were implemented since publication of the '2017 version', making this a completely new product. A sneak preview is available here ; the full version with supporting web viewer will be released around March 2020. So far, the layers have been ...

Closing Date Extended to 30 November: RDARI: International Survey of Institutional Research Data Services

Closing Date Extended to 30 November: RDARI: International Survey of Institutional Research Data Services

Survey Closing Date Extended to 30 November. The Research Data Architectures for Research Institutions (RDARI) Interest Group of the Research Data Alliance  (RDA; WDS Associate Member) is conducting a survey of the research data management services offered by universities and research institutions around the world. This will enable comparisons to be drawn between different institutions and ...