This is a five-week course for individuals that support researchers to manage and share their data, including librarians, IT and information specialists, data stewards, and research office staff. You’ll discover common research support services, how to create data management plans, and how to develop your own research data management roadmap. You will learn from experts in the field from the internationally-recognised Digital Curation Centre and Research Data Netherlands and build your confidence in supporting researchers and preserving data. This course has been certified by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to continuing professional development principles.
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to:
Develop confidence among research support professionals in designing, developing and reviewing institutional RDM services
Identify the complexities of setting up new service(s) through practical tips, helpful use cases, interactive models, (collaborative) exercises and above all, through having the opportunity to learn from experts in the field
Develop and build a community that will collectively support each other in the provision of services to support and encourage researchers in data management and sharing best practice, and through this spur innovation and growth
Engage with RDNL (NL) and DCC (UK), to provide learners with guidance and training of international remit that can be applied in various contexts, crossing national borders and industries.