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CoreTrustSeal and World Data System: Partners Advocating for Data Repositories – Get to Know CTS and WDS

20 April at 1pm Eastern (5pm UTC)

Join Meredith Goins, Executive Director of World Data System International Program Office, and Jon Crabtree, Chair of the CoreTrustSeal Board of Directors, and get to know World Data System and the CoreTrustSeal. These two organizations were housed in the same office, and are now separate partners who work tirelessly on behalf of data repositories.

Meredith Goins

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Meredith Goins is the Executive Director of the World Data System International Program Office. Meredith’s research interests include subject matter experts’ opinions and habits around peer review, particularly grant funding reviews and data repository certification reviews.

Jon Crabtree

Jonathan Crabtree is the Assistant Director for Research Data Information Systems (RDIS) at the Odum Institute for Research in Social Science at UNC Chapel Hill and helps lead the Global Dataverse Community Consortium (GDCC).

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