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* 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.
 
* January 2008 --  [http://datadryad.org DataDryad.org] site goes live.
 
* January 2008 --  [http://datadryad.org DataDryad.org] site goes live.
* September 2008 -- Initial project funding from NSF (for 4 years).
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* September 2008 -- Initial project funding from NSF (for 4 years); see [[Grants]].
 
* January 2009 -- [http://www.nescent.org/sites/hive/ HIVE] grant.
 
* January 2009 -- [http://www.nescent.org/sites/hive/ HIVE] grant.
 
* April 2009 -- Initial journal integration, with ''The American Naturalist''.
 
* April 2009 -- Initial journal integration, with ''The American Naturalist''.
* May 2009 -- [[Board Meeting 2009 Spring|First meeting of the Dryad Consortium Management Board]].
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* May 2009 -- [[Board Meeting 2009 Spring|First meeting of the Dryad Consortium Management Board]], Durham NC USA.
 
* August 2009 -- [http://dataone.org DataONE] project founded.
 
* August 2009 -- [http://dataone.org DataONE] project founded.
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* December 2009 -- [http://wiki.datadryad.org/2009_Winter_Board_Meeting Dryad Board meeting], London UK.
 
* August 2010 -- [[DryadUK]] grant.
 
* August 2010 -- [[DryadUK]] grant.
* March 2011 -- Initial launch of the peer-review system, with ''Systematic Biology''.
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* March 2011 -- Initial launch of the peer-review integration workflow, with ''Systematic Biology''.
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* July 2011 -- [http://wiki.datadryad.org/Board_Meeting_2011_Summer Dryad Board Meeting], Vancouver BC Canada.
 
* November 2011 -- Dryad contains 1000 data packages.
 
* November 2011 -- Dryad contains 1000 data packages.
 
* December 2011 -- [[DryadLab workshop Dec 2011]] to develop initial materials for DryadLab.
 
* December 2011 -- [[DryadLab workshop Dec 2011]] to develop initial materials for DryadLab.
* March 2012 -- Second round of project funding from NSF (for 4 years).
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* March 2012 -- Second round of project funding from NSF (for 4 years); see [[Grants]].
* July 2012 -- Dryad incorporates.
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* April 2012 -- Election approves Dryad organization [[Media:Dryad_ByLaws_April2012.pdf|Bylaws]] and Cost Recovery Plan; see [[Business Plan and Sustainability]].
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* May 2012 -- [http://wiki.datadryad.org/Governance#Board_of_Directors 2012 Board of Directors] elected.
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* July 2012 -- [http://wiki.datadryad.org/Board_of_Directors_Meeting_July_2012 Meeting] of the elected 2012 Board of Directors in Durham NC USA; Dryad incorporates.
 
* September 2012 -- Dryad contains 2000 data packages.
 
* September 2012 -- Dryad contains 2000 data packages.
 
* October 2012 -- Dryad is integrated with 25 journals.
 
* October 2012 -- Dryad is integrated with 25 journals.
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* November 2012 -- [http://wiki.datadryad.org/Board_of_Directors_Meeting_November_2012 Board of Directors] meeting, Dulles VA, USA.
  
 
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[[Category:Public Relations]]

Revision as of 14:28, 8 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); see Grants.
  • January 2009 -- HIVE grant.
  • April 2009 -- Initial journal integration, with The American Naturalist.
  • May 2009 -- First meeting of the Dryad Consortium Management Board, Durham NC USA.
  • August 2009 -- DataONE project founded.
  • December 2009 -- Dryad Board meeting, London UK.
  • August 2010 -- DryadUK grant.
  • March 2011 -- Initial launch of the peer-review integration workflow, with Systematic Biology.
  • July 2011 -- Dryad Board Meeting, Vancouver BC Canada.
  • 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); see Grants.
  • April 2012 -- Election approves Dryad organization Bylaws and Cost Recovery Plan; see Business Plan and Sustainability.
  • May 2012 -- 2012 Board of Directors elected.
  • July 2012 -- Meeting of the elected 2012 Board of Directors in Durham NC USA; Dryad incorporates.
  • September 2012 -- Dryad contains 2000 data packages.
  • October 2012 -- Dryad is integrated with 25 journals.
  • November 2012 -- Board of Directors meeting, Dulles VA, USA.