Establishment of first sections
Possibility to comment on the section concepts
(Published on 10.08.2021) In several strategy workshops together with the consortia of the first round, four sections were identified. These will be prioritised and installed in NFDI:
- (Meta)data, Terminologies and Provenance
- Common Infrastructures
- Training & Education
- Ethical & Legal Aspects
The consortia developed concepts for these four sections. The Assembly of Consortia (Konsortialvesammlung) and the Director propose these for establishment, and the Scientific Senate (Wissenschaftlicher Senat) will approve them at its next meeting.
In order to make the concepts available to public at an early stage and to offer the opportunity for feedback, we would like to provide you with an overview of the abstracts in a shared document.
Click here to access the Google Doc. The document is open for commenting up to 31 August 2021 (inclusive).
The Directorate has the right to remove anonymous or inappropriate comments. In case of improper behaviour, the commenting function may also be closed earlier.
NFDI offered its own Satellite Event at the Joint Conference of Digital Libraries (JCDL) 2022 on 23 June. A total of five groups from different consortia organised workshops on the topic of research data management. The event was rounded off by a panel discussion on “Everything FAIR and Open? Restrictions on data publications” and a keynote speech by NFDI Director Prof. Dr. York Sure-Vetter.
The European Commission has presented a draft implementing regulation regarding the availability of public datasets. As part of a feedback process, the sections Ethical, Legal & Social Aspects (ELSA), Common Infrastructures (infra) and (Meta)data, Terminologies and Provenance (meta) commented on the EU draft. The statement is the first that several sections have jointly drafted.
We invite you to the virtual NFDI Satellite Event at the Joint Conference of Digital Libraries (JCDL) 2022 on 23 June 2022.
The JCDL 2022 will bring together researchers and practitioners from the research data and the digital libraries communities. Different consortia give an insight into their work and show challenges and solutions.