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Ag Data Commons Submission Quick Start workflow diagram
December 4, 2019

Ag Data Commons has added a Quick Start summary to provide contributors with a brief overview of the data submission process. The diagram serves as an introduction to the full, step-by-step Data Submission Manual. If a dataset DOI is required, it is necessary to save the data files with Ag Data Commons.

Ag Data Commons Roadmap for FY 2020
November 18, 2019

Ag Data Commons solicits input on the following roadmap for this fiscal year (starting October 1, 2019). Please share your thoughts or questions at NAL-ADC-Curator@ars.usda.gov.

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 or link your 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.

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,