Current grant awards
- Dryad has received support from the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) through two awards:
- DBI-0743720 from 2008-2012. The project is entitled: "A Digital Repository for Preservation and Sharing of Data Underlying Published Works in Evolutionary Biology". Partners include the U.S. National Evolutionary Synthesis Center, the University of North Carolina Metadata Research Center, North Carolina State University's Digital Library Program, the LTER Network Office at the University of New Mexico, and TreeBASE at Yale University. Download proposal.
- DBI-1147166 from 2012-2016. The project is entitled: "Dryad: sustainable and scalable infrastructure for the publication of data". Partners include the U.S. National Evolutionary Synthesis Center, the University of North Carolina Metadata Research Center, and North Carolina State University's Digital Library Program. Download proposal.
- Support is also provided by the Institute for Museum and Library Services for a project called HIVE (Helping Interdisciplinary Vocabulary Engineering), based at the UNC Metadata Research Center. HIVE will enhance the discoverability of data in the repository. Download Proposal.
- The DryadUK project was funded by a one-year grant (in 2010-2011) from the JISC Managing Research Data Program. Partners in the JISC grant included The British Library, Oxford University, the Digital Curation Centre (DCC), and Charles Beagrie, Ltd. Download Proposal.
- Incubation funds have also been provided by NESCent through a cooperative agreement with the NSF (DBI-0905606). NESCent is jointly managed by Duke University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and North Carolina State University.
The Dryad Consortium Board is developing long-term financial plans for the repository; a summary of the sustainability discussion at the December 2009 meeting of the Board can be found in the meeting report here.
- Jane Greenberg, metadata management (<MRC>;/University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
- Hilmar Lapp, technical management (NESCent)
- David M Shotton, PI, Dryad-UK (Oxford University)
- Todd Vision, project director (NESCent/University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
- Tanya Gray, computing officer (Oxford University)
- Peter Midford, programmer (NESCent)
- Ryan Scherle, repository architect (NESCent)
Curation and Outreach
- Elena Feinstein, senior Dryad curator (<MRC>/University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
- Peggy Schaeffer, communications coordinator, (NESCent)
- Priscilla Jane Smith, curatorial assistant
- Robert M. Losee (School of Information and Library Science/University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
- Heather Piwowar
- Craig Willis (<MRC>;/University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
- Nico Carver (<MRC>;/University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
- Cory Chapman (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
- Amol Bapat
- Amy Bouck
- Sarah Carrier
- Kevin S. Clarke
- Jed Dube
- Brian Hole
- Rosie Kilgore
- Ruth Monnig
- José R. Pérez-Agüera
- Silvio Peroni
- Abbey Thompson
- Akio Sone
- Hollie White
- Max Wilkinson