SHARE Community Meeting to Convene July 11–14 in Charlottesville, Virginia

Join SHARE ( at the Center for Open Science ( in Charlottesville, Virginia, July 11–14, 2016, to build SHARE’s community and technology. SHARE is aggregating metadata about research activity across the life cycle of scholarship into a free and open data set.

The meeting goals and objectives are action-oriented—we are looking for tangible opportunities to advance the work of SHARE. The meeting is structured in two parts—a hackathon and community meeting. You can register ( separately for each part, or for both of them. The SHARE community is a diverse group of digital repository managers, librarians, metadata experts, open science advocates, and others in the scholarly communications ecosystem.

SHARE Hackathon

Monday & Tuesday, July 11–12, 2016, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

We welcome a diversity of skills, skill levels, backgrounds, and interests at the hackathon. This diversity is not only welcome, but will result in a better, more impactful event. Please do consider attending whether or not you are an (experienced) programmer.

Community Meeting

Wednesday, July 13–14 from 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. and Thursday, July 14 from 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

-- Agenda forthcoming! -- The meeting will focus on metadata transformation through expert curation; collaborative open source technologies, initiatives, and infrastructure projects related to SHARE; and SHARE communication and outreach. There will be a mixture of lightning talks, brainstorming, and hands-on workshops. 

For more information, registration and important deadlines, please visit the community meeting webpage (