Repository History

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Milestones in the development of Dryad:

  • 2012 -- Dryad incorporates.
  • 2012 -- Second round of funding from NSF (for 4 years).
  • Initial launch of the peer-review system, with Systematic Biology.
  • First board meeting.
  • Initial journal integration, with The American Naturalist.
  • 2009 -- HIVE grant.
  • 2008 -- Initial funding from NSF (for 4 years).
  • January 2008 -- Initial live release of the repository.
  • March 2007 -- NESCent data archiving workshop to establish the initial focus and features of the repository.
  • Initial project meetings at Cafe Driade.
  • 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)