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January 14, 2013

DataONE, the California Digital Library and partners were awarded a $590,000 grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to fund further development of the popular Data Management Planning Tool (DMPTool) in 2013. The bulk of the grant will go to the UC Curation Center (UC3) at the CDL to fund improvements to the DMPTool including expanded functionality, training modules, documentation and the creation of an open-source community to sustain the DMPTool in the future.

December 10, 2012

The December 2012 issue of International Innovation includes a focus piece on DataONE. The article can be downloaded here however I recommend taking a look at the full issue online as it also includes covers some related EU projects including LifeWatch, Creative-B and COOPEUS. The issue can be viewed online here.

November 30, 2012

Attending the AGU meeting next week? Interested in learning more about DataONE?
Here is a run down of DataONE related activities by day.

All Week:
DataONE will have a section at the NEON booth (#108) in the exhibit hall.
Learn more about DataONE and about NEON!

October 2, 2012

October 2nd 2012 - The University of California’s Digital Library (CDL) and its partners today launched DataUp, a free data management tool.

Researchers struggling to meet new data management requirements from funders, journals and their own institutions can now use the DataUp web application and a Microsoft Excel add-in to document and archive their tabular data.

“DataUp will change the way scientists do their work, making it easy for them to manage and preserve their... read more

September 12, 2012

The first issue of the newly designed DataONENews is now available online. Featuring a report from project director Bill Michener, project updates, Working Group focus, DataONE Users Group report and Member Node description the new style newsletter is designed to bring you more timely and comprehensive information about the project. The above will all be regular features and we will gladly receive feedback on other ideas you would like us to consider.

July 23, 2012

As the earth and environmental sciences evolve to be more data-intensive, discovering, integrating and analyzing massive amounts of heterogeneous information becomes critical to enable researchers to address complex questions about our environment and our role within it. DataONE, the Data Observation Network for Earth, today released technology capable of providing researchers access to globally distributed, networked data from a single point of discovery.

July 17, 2012

Excited about data management and data sharing? Want to enthuse others with your infectious commitment to metadata?

If we are candid: one of the barriers to making data public is that talking about data management, ethics and sharing too frequently strikes scientists as boring. Scientists laud the dogged commitment to all sorts of routine but mission-critical tasks – Pipetting? Please! – but have a hard time sitting still to talk about data management. We need to figure out how... read more

July 15, 2012

Regular registration DEADLINE July 16, 2012
Conference on Public Participation in Scientific Research

August 4th and 5th, 2012 in Portland, Oregon

$30 with registration for ESA meeting, $95 for this event only

May 11, 2012

Call for abstracts and scholarship applications, DEADLINE May 15, 2012
Conference on Public Participation in Scientific Research

August 4th and 5th, 2012 in Portland, Oregon

$30 with registration for ESA meeting, $95 for this event only

May 9, 2012

Registration is now open for the 2012 DataONE Users Group Meeting (DUG).

The DUG will be held July 15th-16th in Madison, Wisconsin and is being co-located with the ESIP Summer meeting.
The agenda for the meeting will focus on the achievements of DataONE leading up to, and following, public release. We will profile how DataONE tools and services meet the needs of the community at various stages of the data lifecycle.