Summary of Results: Institutional RDM Services Capacity Survey

February 14, 2020Summary of Results: Institutional RDM Services Capacity Survey

CARL Portage is pleased to share widely a summary of the findings from its recent survey of campus resource allocations for RDM on campus. The Portage Research Intelligence Expert Group (RIEG) has released an Executive Summary highlighting key findings from their survey evaluating the current efforts of Canadian research institutions in developing and allocating human, organizational, infrastructure, and fiscal resources for research data management (RDM) on their campuses. A data dictionary is included as an appendix and provides a breakdown of responses to all survey questions. RIEG is planning to release a series of brief Insights reports beginning this spring, which will provide additional in-depth analysis of the survey data in key areas of interest.

Executive Summary and Data Dictionary (English) (Français)

For more information, contact:

Shahira Khair, 
Chair, Research Intelligence Expert Group
University of Victoria

Jeff Moon
Director, Portage Network

About RIEG:

The Research Intelligence Expert Group gathers evidence to guide the development of best practices in Research Data Management in Canada, and informs stakeholder communities about existing and arising issues in related policies and practices.

About CARL and Portage: 

The Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) provides leadership on behalf of Canada’s research libraries, promotes effective and sustainable knowledge creation, dissemination, and preservation, and enhances its members’ capacity to advance research and higher education. CARL members include Canada’s 29 largest university libraries and two federal institutions. CARL has launched Portage, comprising a library-based network of expertise on Research Data Management (RDM) and national platforms for planning, preserving, and discovering research data.

Funding in support of the Portage Research Data Management (RDM) Network is administered through CANARIE.

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