ODIN project webinar video now available

Thank you all for registering for the ODIN project data webinar, which was held June 3rd and attracted up to 160 people.

We are pleased to inform you that videos and slides from the webinar are now available from the ODIN project site, at:

http://odin-project.eu/events/webinars/

If you have any questions for the presenters, please do not hesitate to contact us via the ODIN project email address:

info@odin-project.eu

ODIN Webinar - Tuesday June 03

The ORCID and DataCite Interoperability Network (ODIN) project team is pleased to invite you to join their latest technical webinar.

WHAT: A webinar showcasing the latest tools building on ORCID and DataCite Persistent Identifiers (PIDs) and connections between them.
There will be demos and presentations from members of the ODIN team, including:

Job opportunity: DataCite is looking for a Technical Officer

The Technical Officer leads all technology development and operations for DataCite and is responsible for all DataCite technical components as well as developing future technical concepts.

In addition, the Technical Officer will act as contact for working on technical aspects with the DataCite community, clients (data centres), end-users, and stakeholders.

The successful candidate will have a deep understanding of the electronic scholarly communications environment as well as significant experience with metadata.

10th Anniversary of minting DOI for data

A guest comment by Jens Klump, CSIRO Australia:

DataCite registers its 3 millionth DOI name!

At the end of March 2014 DataCite registered its 3 millionth DOI.

The registered dataset with the DOI 10.5517/CCPHZ37 is a crystal structure from the The Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre (CCDC) in the United Kingdom.

DataCite has registered more than 3.2 million DOIs so far. You can always find the latest number in our stats page.

Following the signature of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Research Data Alliance (RDA) DataCite will become an organizational affiliate of RDA.

As defined by the RDA Organizational Member Process Document, RDA Affiliates are likeminded organizations that seek to coordinate efforts in mutual areas of interest and to avoid unnecessary duplication or conflict.

DataCite General Assembly welcomes 4 new full member

At the General Assembly on Tuesday March 25th in Dublin DataCite accepted 4 new full members.
We are pleased to welome the University of Tartu (UT) from Estonia, the South African Environmental Observation Network (SAEON), the Japan Link Center (JaLC) and the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN) as new full members.

DataCite, re3data.org, and Databib Announce Collaboration

Databib and "re3data.org - Registry of Research Data Repositories” are pleased to announce their plan to merge their two projects into one service that will be managed under the auspices of DataCite by the end of 2015. Their joint proposal to the DataCite General Assembly was approved at the General Assembly on March 25th, in advance of the 3rd Plenary Meeting of the Research Data Alliance (RDA) in Dublin, Ireland.

Invitation to tender for the new DataCite website

Following our Strategy for 2013-2016 DataCite is working on the creation of a new website. Firms and professionals are invited to submit a proposal. You will find all the details in this document.

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