This year, we shared insights and news with our members and the broader community in six open sessions and two training sessions that ran throughout the day. A total of 334 participants from 226 institutions in 36 countries attended the sessions, which accommodated multiple time zones.
Bringing rigor to the scholarly record DataCite celebrates the recently issued Nelson memo “to make the results of taxpayer-supported research immediately available to the American public at no cost.” This is a significant step in the global policy landscape and will support collective action for change. DataCite, founded in 2009, was established with a common purpose […]
We believe that creative problem-solving and transparent decision-making can help us to make progress as a community. That’s why since early 2021, we have been using Design Thinking and UX techniques not only to collect and analyze user data but to efficiently build a shared understanding across different stakeholders.
To be able to improve what you are doing, it is essential to question the way you have been doing things. As DataCite’s outreach manager, this is what I have been through in the last couple of months. With the DataCite strategic plan 2022-2025 in place, it is important to update the way we communicate with our community. And ask ourselves who our community actually consists of.
Are we still addressing the right stakeholders with the right messages? Here is a short overview of what we have been doing, what we have achieved, and what we will do with it.
We are happy to announce that we have improved the prefix assignment workflow in Fabrica. Following pillar one of our strategic plan: “Provide easy, efficient and responsive community services to support the needs of our community”, we simplified the prefix assignment workflow. The new process gives more autonomy to our members when setting up repositories in Fabrica.
Last week was a very special week for the DataCite team, because we had our first in-person team retreat in over two years! Some of the team members met for the very first time, as eight people joined DataCite since our last full team meeting in Amsterdam early in 2020. As of today, the DataCite team is […]
DataCite Commons—our discovery system based on the PID graph—can be used to search for research outputs, researcher profiles, and research organizations. This holistic search platform enables you to do research and see connections between different entities. However, what if you have outputs you want to deposit in a repository? How would you know which repository […]
International Data Week (IDW) 2022 has come to an end, and at DataCite we made sure we celebrated data the whole week! IDW is a community event that brings together the global data community to discuss how to improve research and society through data sharing and reuse. Engaging with the community As part of our […]
Hello world! This week I joined DataCite in the role of Community Manager. Being a strong supporter of open research and persistent identifiers (PIDs), I’m excited to work with the DataCite team and community to build more openness and trust in scholarly infrastructure. Before joining DataCite, I worked for more than five years at ORCID, […]
Hello from Vancouver, Canada! At the beginning of April, I joined DataCite as the Technical Community Manager. I am thrilled to be working with the DataCite team, and look forward to engaging further with the DataCite community in the coming months. At DataCite, my role will lead adoption efforts and engage with the DataCite community […]