As the world emerged from the global COVID-19 restrictions, 2022 will go down in history. When many of us observed the COVID -19 restrictions being lifted, geopolitical unrest, inflation, and tightening of the monetary policy started to have an impact on the global community. Despite these uncertainties, the DataCite community remained resilient and committed to our mission.
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.
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.
As a member organization, it is crucial that all members receive relevant information from us and are kept up to date in a timely manner. For the last couple of years, we have used two google mailing lists: the allmembers list and the allusers list. Last year we announced that we were planning to replace […]
At the end of each year we survey our members to help us set priorities for the next year. Last year we shared the outcomes of the 2018 member survey on our blog, and now it’s time to update you on the results from 2019! We sent out the member survey last November and received […]
Following the updates to the DataCite member model earlier this year, we have been working with several organizations on establishing DataCite consortia. We are therefore very excited to announce that the DataCite Canada Consortium will launch on January 1, 2020! For the past ten years, DOIs in Canada were provided through the National Research Council […]
Your new Member Support Manager here, excited about my recent initiation into the world of persistent identifiers, and keen to learn more about the DataCite community. I entered into the world of technical support working at a large global information company, a different set up to DataCite, to say the least, but the principles are […]
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) was founded in 1855 as the first hospital in the United States dedicated to the healthcare of children. It has a tradition of research that has spanned nearly a century. The research breakthroughs at CHOP have improved the lives of countless children throughout the world. Center for data-driven discovery in […]
DataCite is delighted to welcome the Tsinghua University Library to the DataCite community! The Tsinghua University Library supports the University’s mission of education and research. It engages with the ongoing environment to deliver world-class physical and digital content and services critical to research, education, and outreach, contributes to discover, preserve, and disseminate knowledge and creative […]
DataCite is pleased to welcome USGS to the DataCite community. USGS is one of the largest government scientific agencies in the world and was created by an act of the US Congress over 125 years ago. With vast holdings in Earth and biological data, USGS is leading the way with research into ecosystems, climate and […]