Hosted by ASIS&T, the Research Data Access and Preservation Summit is a two day conference with additional workshop featuring expert panel presentations curated by RDAP planning committee, an interactive poster session, and lightning talks. Recent themes have included Institutional Repositories, Data Citation and altmetrics, Data Infrastructure, Linked Data and Metadata, and Data Use and Reuse.








RDAP 2011 Summit Summaries by Joseph Hourclé featured in ASIS&T Bulletin


RDAP Origins

Previous RDAP Summits have explored topics such as

  • Data Management Plans and Policies
  • Data Citation
  • Curation Service Models
  • Data Management Sustainability
  • Training Data Management Practitioners
  • Institutional Repository Case Studies
  • Data Publication Repositories
  • Data Archives
  • Digital Libraries

RDAP Summits bring together researchers, librarians, managers, scientists, teachers, and many more professions who care passionately about the field and future of research data access and preservation.

Who participates at RDAP? Here is a small sample of previous speakers home institutions:
arXiv Cornell University Library, Data Direct Networks, DataCite / U.S. Department of Energy, DataNet Federation Consortium, DataOne, Dryad Digital Repository, Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP), European Data Infrastructure (EUDAT), George Mason University, Johns Hopkins University, National Academy of Sciences, Purdue University, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Rutgers University Community Repository, Syracuse University, Texas Digital Libraries, University of California San Diego, University of Michigan School of Information, SEAD Datanet, Virtual Astronomy Metadata Project.


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