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* March 2012 -- Second round of project funding from NSF (for 4 years).
 
* March 2012 -- Second round of project funding from NSF (for 4 years).
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Revision as of 13:55, 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.
  • March 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.
  • March 2012 -- Second round of project funding from NSF (for 4 years).
  • July 2012 -- Dryad incorporates.