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FAIRsharing on holiday in August

Summer has arrived here in the UK, and with it the classic British combination of weirdly hot weather followed by days of drizzle. Even so, our team is taking our summer breaks and getting out and about in that lovely British summer. This academic year has been a busy one for us, with the launch […]

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FAIRsharing and OpenAIRE de-duplicate repository descriptions

As part of our ongoing collaboration with OpenAIRE, we have aligned and de-duplicated data repository records across multiple registries. This work is an essential step in helping users find the repositories they need within OpenAIRE Explore, and it was made possible thanks to the curation efforts of our FAIRsharing team and our OpenAIRE collaborators! Specifically, […]

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Update of FAIRsharing data processes

FAIRsharing has a rich array of metadata describing human- and machine-readable data access, data curation, and data release in two different sections within FAIRsharing records (“Data Processes” and “Access Points”). We needed to reconcile these sections so users can have a clearer picture of the ways in which each resources can be accessed. The new […]

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Downloading Search Results

We’ve added a new feature to our search page to run your search again without pagination and send the results as a CSV file so that you may download them. We hope that you’ll all find this useful. As shown in the image of the search results above, when you are logged in there is […]

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Allyson Lister named as RDA / EOSC Future Domain Ambassador

FAIRsharing’s Allyson Lister has been awarded an RDA / EOSC Future Domain Ambassadorship. Find out what this means and how you can get involved.

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Community Curators in the Spotlight: Lindsey Anderson

Welcome to our first spotlight, where we shine a light on one of the many marvellous people who work with and on FAIRsharing. Today we’re focusing on our Community Curation Programme, where we create a collaborative environment where domain experts are selected to oversee certain areas within the FAIRsharing registry in return for a number […]

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New icons on a record page

Dear FAIRsharing users,  We are happy to present our new metadata indicators, which are now visible at the top of each record. These icons provide an “at-a-glance” overview of the key metadata associated with a record. The following is a summary of each indicator’s purpose: indicates if the resource is ready / in development / […]

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Organisations update

This week we announce that the FAIRsharing developer and curation teams have carried out an important cleaning and updating of organisations in FAIRsharing. Organisations are essential elements of the FAIRsharing data model representing academic or non-academic entities that support, fund or maintain one or more of our records (databases, policies and standards). Users can also […]

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All-new FAIRsharing out of beta

This week celebrates the release of the all-new FAIRsharing site as it has now moved out of beta and into production at https://fairsharing.org/. You see lots of changes, but behind the shiny new interface is a completely re-written back end and data model, to allow for greater flexibility over the coming years. We have a […]

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One week to go: from beta back to production!

In one week’s time (the w/c 31 January), we will move the content of our beta site back to its home on our production homepage, https://fairsharing.org. What will stay the same? All beta URLs (such as https://beta.fairsharing.org/FAIRsharing.2abjs5) will automatically be redirected, therefore any beta links you are using right now will still work. Any of […]