September 23, 2020

RDM: CANARIE Awards $2M to Research Teams to Extend the Interoperability of Canadian Research Data with National and Global Systems

From a CANARIE Announcement:

CANARIE announced today the selection of four successful projects from its recent Research Data Management funding call. This funding will enable research teams to work toward greater interoperability and integration of data platforms, repositories, and services within Canadian and global digital research infrastructures. The projects also align with the National Data Services Framework and the FAIR principles: a set of internationally recognized guiding principles to make data findable, accessible, interoperable, and reusable.

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Each of the four selected projects will:

  • align existing systems with national and international RDM best practices;
  • enhance existing repositories and systems to increase interoperability, and facilitate development of a national federated platform; and
  • integrate five or more existing but non-interoperable repositories/systems.

This funding is part of the Government of Canada’s $137 million investment supporting CANARIE’s 2020-24 mandate.

Learn About the Projects Receiving Funding in the Complete Announcement

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Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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