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CoreTrustSeal certification

October 10, 2022

On October 6, 2022, at the EOSC-Nordic final event [1] in Tallinn we had a presentation about the QsarDB repository titled "Case study on FAIRification and certification: QsarDB". The presentation described our collaboration with EOSC-Nordic to improve the FAIRness of the repository metadata and ong...

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New visual look for QsarDB main website

January 26, 2022

At the end of the 2021, we looked back to evolution of QsarDB webpage, and discovered that every couple of years we tend to refresh the appearance of it. Therefore, we decided to start year 2022 with new visual look for QsarDB main webpage! To share the journey with you, we made a gallery of QsarDB webpage changes over the years.

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New community for Simulations Plus, Inc.

December 8, 2021

Simulations Plus Inc. (NASDAQ: SLP) founded its community in QsarDB in the fall of 2021 to provide users with information about its in silico QSAR models.

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Support for QMRF documents in QsarDB

November 1, 2021

Many proprietary QSAR models are readily available and easy to use, but often lack transparency and are like “black boxes” to end users. QSAR Model Reporting Format (QMRF)[1] documents address this issue by providing a template for summarizing key information on QSAR models, where the information is structured according to the OECD (Q)SAR validation principles. In order to improve the availability and findability of QMRFs, we improved support for QMRFs in the QsarDB repository.

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The QsarDB repository & FAIR principles

August 24, 2021

In today's world of scientific infrastructure, there is a lot of talk about the compliance of data with FAIR data principles. We decided to test the QsarDB data archives for compliance with FAIR data principles and we are pleased with the FAIRness of 75% for data and models in QsarDB.

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