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Research Services: Research Data

The Glucksman Library's guide to assist researchers with all aspects of the research process from finding information to maximising impact.

Introduction to Research Data Management (RDM)

"Research data management concerns the organisation of data, from its entry to the research cycle through to the dissemination and archiving of valuable results." (Whyte & Tedds, 2011)

The slides and recorded lectures on this page will explain the basics of good practice in research data management. The contents of the slides and lectures are based closely on material produced by MANTRA:

Additional information was sourced from:

Research Data Management (RDM) Training Slides

These slides explain the basics of research data management and closely follow the Research Data MANTRA [online course, http://datalib.edina.ac.uk/mantra] by EDINA and Data Library, University of Edinburgh.

Organising Data

File Formats and Transformation

Documentation, Metadata and Citation

Data Storage and Security

Data Sharing, Preservation and Licensing