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Advancing Research Data Publishing: Dryad’s Next Steps

Date of Webinar: 
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Time: 
9 am Pacific / 10 am Mountain / 11am Central / 12 noon Eastern

Webinar Abstract

Dryad and California Digital Library (CDL) have partnered to address researcher needs and drive adoption of research data publishing. Since partnering last year, a joint product team across CDL and Dryad has transitioned the Dryad digital repository on to UC’s former Dash technology. We are now gearing up to launch this collaborative service for the global research communities. We are looking to librarians and research stakeholders for feedback and ideas for successfully launching the renewed Dryad. Join our webinar to hear about these updates and preview our new Dryad service!

Biography: 
DWSDaniella Lowenberg
Daniella Lowenberg has a background in Microbiology. After leaving the lab, she was a Publications Manager at PLOS ONE where she implemented and oversaw the PLOS Data Policy. For the last two years, Daniella has been a data publishing and data metrics product manager at University of California (California Digital Library). She is currently the product manager for Dryad and project lead for Sloan Foundation funded Make Data Count.
DWSMelissanne Scheld
Melissanne Scheld is Executive Director of Dryad, the digital repository promoting discoverability, freely usable and citable research data. Dryad sits at the intersection of researchers, publishers, and institutions working to proote FAIR, open research best practices. Prior to joining Dryad, Melissanne was Managing Director at Publishers Communication Group (PCG), the consulting division of Ingenta. PCG works with publishers and related scholarly publishing organizations to enhace their marketing outreach and grow international sales.
Melissanne has also held senior roles at the university presses of Columbia, NYU, and Cambridge where she helped navigate the transition from print to digital.