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Data Stewardship Wizard and FAIRsharing collaborate to share policy, database and standard metadata

Building on a strong history of collaboration and the needs of international user communities, the Data Stewardship Wizard (DSW) and FAIRsharing are in the process of increasing the connectivity of these widely used resources.

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New mapping to EOSC TF maturity model for semantic artifacts

A new paper published by members of the EOSC Task Force on Semantic Interoperability aims to identify those dimensions and features that should be used to assess the maturity of catalogues of semantic artefacts. It has produced a list of 43 attributes of terminology registries or repositories (‘features’) across 12 broad categories (‘dimensions’). After updates […]

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FAIRsharing at RDA22

The FAIRsharing Registry WG is represented across eight sessions during the fully-virtual 22nd RDA Plenary, which begins next week.¬†You can find staff and Community Champions throughout the conference, and we hope to see you there – please feel free to get in touch with us either via email at contact@fairsharing.org or via the Whova conference […]

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FAIRsharing grows roots into Oxford research support

FAIRsharing is pleased to announce stronger ties to University of Oxford’s research support expertise and teams, in the form of four new Community Champions. This collaboration will result in greater connectivity for FAIRsharing’s registry and educational provision within Oxford’s Research Practice Programme and Community. Our new FAIRsharing Champions have a strong background, and leadership roles, […]

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New FAIRsharing Policy factsheet now available

We are proud to announce a new factsheet within our Content series: FAIRsharing content: policies overview. This factsheet provides key information about the policy registry and how you can make the most of it in your FAIR-enabling practices. It is part of our broader FAIRsharing Educational component, where we publish sets of infographics and factsheets […]

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Community Champions complete update on the FAIRsharing policy registry

FAIRsharing Community Champions and in-house FAIRsharing staff have completed a massive curation effort begun 6 months ago, resulting in the curation and checking of every policy-specific field across the entire FAIRsharing policy registry. This resulted in more than 2800 individual edits across over 250 policy records, and improves policy transparency and readability across the entire […]

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Perspectives on Policy Curation

In this guest blog, FAIRsharing Community Champion for Policies and Chemistry Kay Burrows writes about her recent policy curation as she finishes her short-term contract with FAIRsharing, and her plans as she continues in the role of Champion. I became a FAIRsharing Community Champion in 2022 for Policy and Chemistry and joined the team on […]

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Collection of repositories for chemists: NFDI4Chem and FAIRsharing

NFDI4Chem and FAIRsharing: unlocking our curated collection of repositories for maximum visibility in the realm of chemistry. This content is a repost, with kind permission, of a news item written by Felix Bach for NFDI4Chem, and can be found at https://www.nfdi4chem.de/2024/03/07/collection-of-repositories-for-chemists/ Within the NFDI4Chem consortium, Task Area 3 (Repositories) plays a key role in establishing a robust foundation for […]

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MIT Nanosafety described in FAIRsharing

In this guest blog, FAIRsharing Community Champion for Chemistry Christian Bonatto Minella describes the Minimum Information Table for the Safety of Engineered Nanomaterials (MIT Nanosafety), and how the addition of this reporting guideline to FAIRsharing forms part of his role as a Champion. Advancing Nanosafety through Standardization: the Minimum Information Table for the Safety of […]

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Policy enrichment initiative: new mapping to Concordat on Open Research Data – A collaboration with UKRN

As previously described by both FAIRsharing and the DCC, FAIRsharing has a standing commitment to integrate with community efforts around the standardisation of standard/database/policy metadata. We are happy to announce a third alignment, with the Concordat on Open Research Data, in partnership with UKRN. We welcome your feedback on the current version of this mapping. […]