Author: Robert Ping

RDA-US endorses Developing a US National PID Strategy report

June 10, 2024 Research Data Alliance – United States is pleased to give its unqualified endorsement1 to the report Developing a US National PID Strategy (, released in March 2024. The report outlines the benefits of Persistent IDs, their associated metadata, and the systems that connect them. Its objective is to advance open scholarship goals […]

RDA-US Endorsement Process

The RDA-US organization will on occasion put its collective voice behind a work product by giving it RDA-US endorsement. RDA-US applies the guidance contained herein as it considers a product for endorsement. RDA-US may endorse an RDA work product (an “RDA Recommendation”) as is applied in a situation; it will not endorse the RDA Recommendation […]

TIGRUS program chooses pilot Working Groups

Rob Quick, program manager for the RDA-US Targeted International working GRoup United States (TIGRUS) facilitation program announced two groups who have accepted to be part of the TIGRUS pilot. The TIGRUS Program leverages RDA’s Working Group structure to address data challenges happening within the US. The first group in the pilot is the National PID […]

RDA-US launches TIGRUS facilitation program

Announced during Plenary 21, the Targeted International Working GRoups – US Program, TIGRUS, is officially launched and underway at RDA-US. Led by RDA-US Executive Director Beth Plale and TIGRUS Program Manager Rob Quick, the TIGRUS Facilitation Program leverages RDA’s Working Group structure to address data challenges happening within the US. Through the creation and support […]

Indiana University joins forces with RDA-US to advance Open Science Standards

BLOOMINGTON, Ind.— Indiana University (IU)’s Data To Insight Center (D2I) and the Cyberinfrastructure Research Integration Center (CIRC) are pleased to announce a partnership with the Research Data Alliance-United States (RDA-US), a national hub of the Research Data Alliance (RDA) representing emerging research and data management communities throughout the US. Read the full news release.