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Data management plan
|Delivering Research Data Management Services||
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.
DMPonline is a web-based tool that supports researchers to develop data management and sharing plans. It contains the latest funder templates and best practice guidelines to support users to create quality DMPs.
|Research Data Management and Sharing||
This course will provide learners with an introduction to research data management and sharing. After completing this course, learners will understand the diversity of data and their management needs across the research data lifecycle, be able to identify the components of good data management plans, and be familiar with best practices for working with data including the organization, documentation, and storage and security of data. Learners will also understand the impetus and importance of archiving and sharing data as well as how to assess the trustworthiness of repositories.
|DIY Research Data Management Training Kit for Librarians||
Training kit for librarians who wish to gain confidence and understanding of research data management, based on open educational materials, covering five topics:
The kit uses the Research Data Mantra online course and selected exercises from the UK Data Archive. It further contains a training schedule, podcasts for short talks, presentation slides, evaluation forms, data curation profiles and reflective writing questions based on the experience of academic librarians who have taken the course.
Data Curation Profiles provide a complete framework for interviewing a researcher in any discipline about their research data and their data management practices.
|RDM for librarians||
Content for a three-hour introductory RDM session for librarians. The course covers:
The materials consist of presentation slides and an accompanying handbook.
|Data management videos||
Youtube playlist of online video tutorials demonstrating practical data management aspects such as writing a data management plan, encrypting data files, backing up data, etc.
Chapter introducing research data management and data management planning, explaining basic concepts on:
|UK Data Service: Manage Data||
Online data management guidance and resources for researchers, developed by the UK Data Service. This resource provides best practice guidance and advice, including examples, exercises, tools and templates. The focus is on the social sciences and research with human participants. Particular areas covered are:
|Research Data Mantra||
Free online course for those who manage digital data as part of the research process. It has been created for the use of post-graduate students, early career researchers, and also information professionals.
There are eight online units in this course and four data handling tutorials that will help you:
Each unit takes up to one hour, plus time for further reading and carrying out the data handling exercises. In the units you will find explanations, descriptions, examples, exercises, and video clips in which academics, PhD students and others talk about the challenges of managing research data.