Real Time

DataONE uses Slack for messaging between project participants. Anyone may join the DataONE Slack organization by requesting an invite at:

Video Conferencing

DatONE uses Zoom for video conferencing within the project and for webinars.

Project participants needing Zoom for project purposes should contact support @

Discussion Lists

DataONE uses Google Groups for email list management. The Google Groups are managed as a subdomain of and includes the following lists:

Address Description For contacting administrators of the DataONE infrastructure. A voluntary participation mailing list for disseminating information to the community with interest in DataONE. Internal communications for the DataONE core development team. Member Node forum, for discussion related to Member Nodes and disseminating information to DataONE Member Node operators. General development related discussion. Private list for the DataONE User Group Committee members. Open list for the DataONE Users Group. Private list for members of the DataONE Leadership Team. Active project participants. Private list for the Member Node coordination team. List for notification to stakeholders of the DataONE infrastructure. Any outages, maintenance, or other perturbations to normal operations should be posted here. For requesting support on any aspect of the DataONE project. Project participants with systems administration responsibilities.