Category: governance

All the fun of the FAIR: FAIR WG inaugural meeting held

Re-posted from the EOSCSecretariat website
 
Thursday, 4 July was the inaugural meeting of the EOSC FAIR Working Group. We have 26 members representing 20 different Member States and Associated Countries and a remit which covers FAIR practice, a …

New additions to the Dryad community

The Dryad community is expanding and diversifying! We’re excited to announce both the addition of a new institutional member and the results of our recent Board of Directors election. New international institutional member KAUST (The King Abdullah University of Science … Continue reading

Five-ish Minutes With: Charles Fox

In our latest post, our Executive Director Melissanne Scheld sits down with Dryad’s Board of Directors Chair, Professor Charles Fox, to discuss challenges researchers face today, how Dryad is helping alleviate some of those pain points, why Dryad has had … Continue reading

The way forward at Dryad

Melissanne Scheld, Executive Director, takes time to reflect on the Dryad/CDL partnership and to share thoughts on the direction of this collaborative effort. It’s been a fast two months since I joined Dryad at this pivotal and exciting juncture. As … Continue reading

Dryad welcomes Scheld as new Executive Director

Dryad is excited to announce the appointment of Melissanne Scheld as Executive Director. Melissanne joins as Dryad embarks upon our 10th year of providing open, not-for-profit infrastructure for scholarly data, and as we begin a strategic partnership with California Digital … Continue reading

Dryad welcomes new board members

Today we celebrate our Board of Directors, and introduce three new members whose expertise and wide-ranging skills will help advance Dryad’s mission to provide free and easy access to data. Dryad’s 12-member BOD supports and promotes our mission to make the data underlying scientific publications discoverable, freely reusable, and citable. The Board is comprised of diverse stakeholders, representing […]

And Now, the Numbers . . .

As the new year begins, we take note of the increasing diversity of fields represented in data archived at Dryad and review the numbers for 2016. Dryad Grows into a General Repository We are excited to see Dryad’s role in the preservation of data expand into new areas and fields in 2016. Researchers submitted more […]

New pricing structure with simplified terms and increased size limits

Over the last few years, we’ve learned a lot about what is needed to curate, preserve, and provide access to data for the long term, as well as to sustain an independent not-for-profit organization. We’ve also paid close attention to the needs and wants of our user community and members. To meet these needs, we […]