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The CODATA-Helsinki Workshop on FAIR RDM in Institutions

The CODATA-Helsinki Workshop on FAIR RDM in Institutions will take place at the National Archives of Finland on 20-21 October 2019.  It is a collocated event before the 14th RDA Plenary Meeting, Helsinki, Finland.

The organisers and programme committee invites presentations and posters for this workshop: https://conference.codata.org/Helsinki-CODATA-2019/submit/ 

The deadline for proposals is Friday 6 September.  Given the relatively short time before the event, there will not be an extension.  We aim to notify accepted speakers by Friday 13 September.

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Paper on Data Discovery Paradigms from RDA Europe 4.0

With more and more data becoming available through different data repositories, scientists are faced with a new challenge. How to find the most relevant datasets for their research. This paper presents a study of user requirements conducted in the RDA Europe 4.0 project and provides a set of ten recommendations for how data repository operators can improve their data discovery services to give their users a better search experience. Paper at https://datascience.codata.org/articles/10.5334/dsj-2019-003/.