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Major milestones in the development of Dryad:
 
Major milestones in the development of Dryad:
* September 2004 -- NESCent founded. NESCent's original mission included "enhancing efforts in evolutionary biology with regard to informatics, data curation, and cross-disciplinary integration of data" ([http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2003/nsf03570/nsf03570.htm NSF Synthesis Center RFP])
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* September 2004 -- [http://nescent.org NESCent] founded. NESCent's original mission included "enhancing efforts in evolutionary biology with regard to informatics, data curation, and cross-disciplinary integration of data" ([http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2003/nsf03570/nsf03570.htm NSF Synthesis Center RFP])
 
* 2005-2006 -- Initial project meetings at Dryad's namesake, [http://caffedriade.com/ Caffe Driade].
 
* 2005-2006 -- Initial project meetings at Dryad's namesake, [http://caffedriade.com/ Caffe Driade].
 
* May 2007 -- [[Workshop May 2007|NESCent data archiving workshop]] to determine the initial features of the repository.
 
* May 2007 -- [[Workshop May 2007|NESCent data archiving workshop]] to determine the initial features of the repository.

Revision as of 14:53, 7 January 2013

This page describes the broad outlines of Dryad's history. For more details about technical development, see the Release Notes. For more details about the history of Dryad's funding, see Grants. Many more details can be found in the various Dryad Publications.

Major milestones in the development of Dryad:

  • September 2004 -- NESCent founded. NESCent's original mission included "enhancing efforts in evolutionary biology with regard to informatics, data curation, and cross-disciplinary integration of data" (NSF Synthesis Center RFP)
  • 2005-2006 -- Initial project meetings at Dryad's namesake, Caffe Driade.
  • May 2007 -- NESCent data archiving workshop to determine the initial features of the repository.
  • January 2008 -- DataDryad.org site goes live.
  • September 2008 -- Initial project funding from NSF (for 4 years).
  • January 2009 -- HIVE grant.
  • April 2009 -- Initial journal integration, with The American Naturalist.
  • May 2009 -- First meeting of the Dryad Consortium Management Board.
  • August 2009 -- DataONE project founded.
  • August 2010 -- DryadUK grant.
  • March 2011 -- Initial launch of the peer-review system, with Systematic Biology.
  • November 2011 -- Dryad contains 1000 data packages.
  • December 2011 -- DryadLab workshop Dec 2011 to develop initial materials for DryadLab.
  • March 2012 -- Second round of project funding from NSF (for 4 years).
  • July 2012 -- Dryad incorporates.
  • September 2012 -- Dryad contains 2000 data packages.