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 IntroductionsBridget Whittle


 Copyright ActJessica Whyte

The Copyright Act is now up for review and I think we should talk about organizing any letters or responses (e.g. coordinating examples of digital locks inhibiting our work)

Background Information for discussion

 Dataverse update

Usage Statistics (Oct 2014 - Oct 2017)

-          Downloads by Dataverse, monthly (including summary by Institutional Dataverse)

-          Downloads by Dataset, monthly

-          File size & type

-          Subject coverage

-          User accounts

Deadline for submissions is February 15th 2018, 4:00 pm ET

Links: SP Dataverse Usage Report | Excel spreadsheet

Comments: we should, but I'm not sure we have capacity within the community.

York and ODC would be willing to circulate for interest.

 CANARIE community call responseStephen Marks

Do we want to respond to the CANARIE community call for consultation around an RDM focused funding stream?



Any additional discussionDan Scott

On the subject of web archiving, a reminder about the CFP for the "Web Data at Scale with the Archives Unleashed Toolkit: Web Archive Datathon" (Robarts Library, University of Toronto, 26-27 April 2018