January 25, 2021

Open Source Data Management Tool Launched by University of California Libraries and Partner Institutions

From the University of California: The University of California and several other major research institutions have partnered to develop the DMPTool, a flexible online application to help researchers generate data management plans — simple but effective documents for ensuring good data stewardship. These plans increasingly are being required by funders such as the National Science Foundation […]

Article: "Data Stewardship from a Health Sciences Library Perspective"

Data Stewardship from a Health Sciences Library Perspective Article Begins on Page 3 of PDF. Author: Angela Lee Social Work Librarian at the Health Sciences Libraries, University of Washington and Member of the Data Services Committee at UW Libraries. Source: Synergy (September 2011) From the Article: The purpose of this article is to provide an […]

New Working Guide from UK's DCC: How to Develop a Data Management and Sharing Plan

Summary from the Digital Curation Centre (DCC) Web Site: This guide outlines the process of developing a data management and sharing plan. Planning for the effective creation, management and sharing of your data enables you to get the most out of your research. The guide outlines UK funder expectations for data management and sharing plans […]

Podcast: "The social life of data"

From JISC: The importance of good data management has increased in profile over the past 18 months due to the Government’s open data campaign, academic research being misinterpreted and the future research excellence framework. JISC’s Rebecca O’Brien chats to Professor David De Roure, Professor of e-Researchat the University of Oxford e-Research Centre and the UK’s […]