26 Association of Research Libraries Research Library Issues 296 2018 have not encountered in RDA, is the situation that frequently shows up in institutional settings where groups are notified of charges to go forth and develop services or otherwise “do.” McGovern identifies interaction types in “Radical Collaboration and Research Data Management: An Introduction,”8 as the quadrants of a matrix, and names them as Radical collaboration, Exclusive interaction, Dominant coordination, and Passive sharing. I have used these quadrants as a foundation, expanding particularly on the nuances of Passive sharing to more accurately represent the variety of starting points that then evolve into collaboration modes: Inadequate intersections is an interaction signified by lack of interaction everyone is passive and there is little common ground or shared understanding. Notification presumes commonality of purpose but overlooks the necessity of building community through interaction, ultimately shortchanging the strengths and contributions of the potential community. Little listening occurs when people have committed to their idea, but not to the community, and have spoken but have not engaged interactively. These six starting points provide the initial states for the evolution of potential collaboration. Figure 2: Starting points for potential collaboration by organization type
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