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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 […]

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FAIRsharing is now an ORCID trusted organisation

FAIRsharing has partnered with the Bodleian Library and the University of Oxford to become a trusted organisation within ORCID. This has improved user authentication and has paved the way for future work.

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The Subject Browser: helping you find databases and standards

Announcing our new Subject Browser! You can navigate either via a tree or a sunburst covering our complete subject hierarchy of over 400 research areas.

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Our beta site is live!

Earlier this summer, we switched FAIRsharing to read-only mode. We did this to prepare our content for migration to our brand-new system, which you can find at https://beta.fairsharing.org. We are happy to report that you can now add new content and update existing content as normal. If you notice any bugs with the system, please […]

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FAIRsharing set to read-only ahead of new release in September

From July 14th until September, FAIRsharing is available for searching and browsing only. We have temporarily disabled edits so that we can move the content across to our brand-new FAIRsharing system and website! It will take a few weeks to ensure the data is correctly migrated, checked and further curated, so please be patient while […]