Author: The Dryad Team

Community discussion: The integral role of community-designed systems – Dryad’s first 14 years

Presentation at the Database Sustainability Symposium hosted by Phoenix Bioinformatics. I’ve approached my talk in three main parts: how we think about sustainability, what the picture at Dryad looks like today, and how we’re thinking about the future. First, I’ll … Continue reading

What’s on at Dryad: News from our Autumn Community Meeting

The Dryad Team Dryad researchers, members, publishers, partners, funders and fans will be interested to see the headlines from our recent Community Meeting, where we introduced our new Executive Director, latest services for researchers, and incoming board members.  The one-hour … Continue reading

Dryad appoints Jennifer Gibson as Executive Director

Dryad, the open-access repository and curation service for international research data, has announced that Jennifer Gibson (née McLennan) will join as Executive Director this October. An accomplished non-profit executive and open science advocate, Gibson’s leadership will help Dryad navigate a … Continue reading

Dryad’s Commitment to the Principles of Open Scholarly Infrastructure

Researchers, institutions, funders, and publishers have relied on Dryad for over 10 years to support open data publishing. Throughout, we have taken our responsibility as open infrastructure seriously. As a small nonprofit working in a crowded and complicated scholarly communications … Continue reading

Promoting our Open Source Communities

Dryad believes in the power and potential for Open Source solutions to tackle the challenges that face scholarly communications.  As part of this strategy, the Dryad platform is completely Open Source and our code is made publicly available on GitHub.  In addition, we … Continue reading

Tracy Teal named new Dryad ED

After an extensive search led by Dryad’s Board of Directors, we are proud to announce that Dr. Tracy Teal will join Dryad as Executive Director beginning February 17, 2020. She has extensive experience leading a global, community-oriented non-profit, and we’re … Continue reading