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Universal and Unified Core Trustworthy Data Repositories Requirements


The ICSU World Data System (WDS) and the Data Seal of Approval (DSA) Board are pleased to announce the availability of the first version of their unified Core Trustworthy Data Repository Requirements.

The unified catalogue of requirements was developed through a DSA–WDS partnership Working Group within the Research Data Alliance (RDA). The group built on inherent complementarity between the criteria previously established by the two organizations to harmonize unified and universal requirements reflecting the core characteristics of trustworthy data repositories.

This catalogue of requirements will be used for the certification of WDS Regular Members as Trustworthy Data Repositories.

The catalogue is also published with a persistent identifierDOI