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Ag Data Commons - Relaunch
August 5, 2019

The National Agricultural Library’s Ag Data Commons has deployed updates to our look, feel, and function. And the BETA tag is gone!
Submit data* to the Ag Data Commons to meet FAIR data requirements of journals when you submit manuscripts, or public access requirements of funders such as NIFA.
*Or pointers to your data or software

Open Data and the Ag Data Commons Webinar
April 25, 2019

In this webinar, National Agricultural Library (NAL) representatives Erin Antognoli and Cyndy Parr describe NAL’s data repository, Ag Data Commons, its purpose and how to use it. They also provide guidance on data dictionaries and data management planning. Continue reading to find out how to access the recording and slide deck.

Ag Data Commons entered in key FAIR data registries
February 12, 2019

Ag Data Commons supports open data discovery and access, and meets the criteria for inclusion in authoritative registries such as FAIRsharing, Re3Data,

Web of Science's Data Citation Index
October 3, 2018

Ag Data Commons has been selected for inclusion in Clarivate Analytics' Data Citation Index on the Web of Science platform.

September 12, 2018

Ag Data Commons is assisting in the initiative to get USDA Agricultural Research Service scientists registered for ORCID IDs — consistent identifiers for scientists, researchers, and authors — and to have those ORCIDs connected to ARS.