Ten Simple Rules for Designing and Building a FAIR Research Infrastructure





FAIR data principles


One of the key priorities of The European Strategy Forum on Research Infrastructures (ESFRI) is to build sustainable and FAIR (Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, Reusable) infrastructures. However, designing and building such infrastructures requires careful consideration of various factors, such as data interoperability, operational sustainability, and governance. This poster proposes ten simple rules, inspired by Ten Simple Rules for scientific research, for designing and building a research infrastructure drawing from existing initiatives particularly from experiences in preparation of DiSSCo (Distributed System of Scientific Collections) – a new research infrastructure that was in the ESFRI 2018 roadmap. While these rules are not comprehensive, they highlight a few essential traits that can be applied across different disciplines. For each rule, we highlight how within DiSSCo we accomplished the specific aspect.


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Islam, S. (2023). Ten Simple Rules for Designing and Building a FAIR Research Infrastructure . Proceedings of the Conference on Research Data Infrastructure , 1. https://doi.org/10.52825/cordi.v1i.309

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Poster presentations II (Call for Papers)
Received 2023-04-25
Accepted 2023-06-30
Published 2023-09-07

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