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Research Support Services Guide

Research Data Management

Why manage research data?

Research funder policies

  • The outputs of publicly funded research should be publicly available
  • Open Data agenda

Good Research Practice

  • Good data management is good for research
  • Research efficiency in managing files and data
  • The evidence underpinning research findings should be available for validation
  • Benefits of data reuse
  • Avoid data loss and improve data security

Online sharing dissemination of data

  • Increased impact of research
  • Secondary data use

Improved oversight by Institutions of Research output and value

Data Management Plans

Developing RDM Services

Importance of Data Management

RDM Training

Useful Resources

Managing Research Data

Books in the Library