Category: Resource Library

Data Management Course

A data management workshop series originally hosted in 2015 by the University of Minnesota. The course was designed for graduate student researchers to prepare themselves as “data information literate” scientists in the digital environment. All course materials are made available online.

Workshop sessions include subjects of how to store and back-up data, how to make data independently understandable, data ownership rights, sharing data, ethics of data reuse, and data preservation.

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RDM for Librarians

Training materials developed for a three-hour introductory research data management session for librarians, developed in collaboration with the University of Northampton as part of the Digital Curation Center institutional engagement programme. Content is provided as PowerPoint slides and as a handbook, both of which are published under a creative commons license.

Course subjects include an introduction to research data and its management, data management planning, data sharing, and skill development.

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Finnish Data Archive Data Management Guidelines

A detailed guide developed by the Finnish Social Science Data Archive aimed at guiding researchers through key steps and considerations taken in proper research data management.

Subjects include data management planning, copyright, informing research participants, processing data, and storing data.

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Building Blocks: Laying the Foundation for a RDM Program

Instruction for research libraries on developing a program of research data management (RDM) services. Instruction is provided for institutions with no program in place, as well as for institutions with existing services that want to expand existing structures into a full RDM program.

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Data Information Literacy Course Materials

A list of resources containing data information literacy course materials (syllabi, slides, curricula, etc.) designed for developing educational programs on teaching data competencies to faculty or students in the sciences.

Subjects include archaeology, arts research, biomedical, earth sciences, ecology, health, geospatial, journalism, and psychology.

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