Welcome to the EarthCube Commons

Welcome to the EarthCube Commons!

Welcome to the EarthCube community workspace. Anyone with an interest in EarthCube is free to use this site to coordinate events, draft and share documents, organize meetings, and stay up to date on EarthCube activities. This workspace will be continually developed and optimized to meet the changing needs of EarthCube work groups

Just Getting Started?

Read our FAQs to find out how to interact with groups and navigate the workspace. If you're new to EarthCube in general, please feel free to browse around, and be sure to visit our main site at EarthCube.org for more details on the project. If you'd like to join EarthCube, just fill out the form on this page and we'll set up an account for you. 

 

Click here to go to EarthCube.org.

Community Updates

Conveners of an AGU Fall Meeting session on Big Data (Earth and Space Science Data Facilities in a Big Data World, Session ID #3699). are inviting abstract submissions prior to the August 6 submission deadline.

Are you attending this year's AGU Fall Meeting? Be sure to stay up to date on the list of sessions, call for abstracts, and other AGU happenings related to EarthCube and our community by visiting and contributing to the AGU 2014 Sessions Compilation discussion thread.

Help shape the future of EarthCube!

EarthCube is entering an exciting new phase and we need you to help make it a success! We are currently seeking volunteers to participate in the Demonstration Governance Committees and Teams detailed in the proposed Test Enterprise Governance Charter.

Opportunities of Interest

Kansas State University Libraries, Manhattan, KS, invite applications and nominations for the position of Digital Initiatives Librarian. MLS or other related terminal graduate degree and minimum two-years’ experience supporting and developing digital collections required.

The National Information Standards Organization (NISO) has released a draft white paper summarizing Phase I of its Alternative Assessment Metrics (Altmetrics) Project for public comment. The Initiative was launched in July 2013, with a grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, to study, propose, and develop community-based standards or recommended practices for alternative metrics.

Research Data Scientist will guide the Library’s efforts to broadly serve the data-oriented research needs of science, engineering, and medicine, and will provide leadership to the Library’s university-wide efforts to curate and preserve research data.

Help Move EarthCube Forward

Help shape the future direction of EarthCube. Volunteer for a committee or team and make sure your voice is heard! Click here for more information and to express your interest in becoming a member of the Science Committee, Tech/Architecture Committee, Engagement Team, Liaisons Team, and the Leadership Council. Membership is open to all interested persons. 

Join EarthCube

If you’d like to join EarthCube, please fill out your name and email address below. We’ll create an account for you and send a confirmation email to get you started.

If you know of any groups you'd like to join, please list them here.

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Webex Meeting Facilitation

EarthCube now has several Webex accounts that you can use to manage workshops and project team meetings. Please contact webex@earthcube.org for more information on Webex access.

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