Research data management

Report

6 Mar 2019
80

The volume and diversity of research data is rapidly growing, posing questions and challenges concerning data retention. This report presents insights for institutions, research funders, researchers and others on what research data to keep and why.

Video

17 May 2018
67

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) raises the standard required of researchers handling personal data. For researchers, it is still essential to be aware of and follow the best practices in their field or discipline. In addition, researchers now need to also identify the appropriate legal...

Report

1 May 2018
73

This final report of the four part series examines the sourcing and scaling choices made by the four research universities regarding their acquisition of Research Data Management (RDM) capacity.

Discussion paper

21 Mar 2018
11

This whitepaper examines the results of a survey of researchers about research data and discusses the challenges that researchers face in sharing their data. It looks at data sharing attitudes globally, as well as in relation to region, subject and seniority. The paper finds a...

Journal article

16 Mar 2018
48

Based on interviews with staff members from thirteen large research universities in the United States, this paper provides a rich, qualitative description of research data curation and use practices in Institutional Repositories (IRs).

Journal article

15 Jan 2018
175

This qualitative research study examines librarians’ research data management (RDM) experiences, specifically the factors that influence their ability to support researchers’ needs.

Report

5 Jan 2018
236

This report explore the incentives that inspired the acquisition of RDM capacity on the part of the four research universities described in the case studies.

Report

8 Dec 2017
93

This report provides university and research library leaders with useful insights on emerging practices and infrastructures in European research information management (RIM), on the current and future role of persistent person and organization identifiers, and, more specifically, on incentives and barriers to adoption.

Policy

8 Dec 2017
6

International research data networks are critical for progress in many scientific domains and underpin efforts to promote Open Science. At the same time, many of these networks are fragile and the responsibilities for their support and performance are frequently distributed across a variety of different...

Policy

6 Dec 2017
11

There is a large variety of repositories that are responsible for providing long term access to data that is used for research. As data volumes and the demands for more open access to this data increase, these repositories are coming under increasing financial pressures that...

Report

27 Oct 2017
2

The service profiles presented here were reviewed and confirmed by staff at Edinburgh University, Monash University, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and Wageningen University & Research. The profiles are descriptive inventories, with brief observations about the scope, organization and staffing of RDM services in these...

Report

26 Sep 2017
124

This report explores the nature of the RDM capacity acquired by four research universities in four different national contexts, highlighting key factors that shaped the contours of this capacity, and provides a number of key takeaways that provide useful starting points for institutions as they...

Report

27 Jun 2017
656

The Census Independent Assurance Panel has provided this written report to the Australian Statistician, giving its view on aspects of the quality of the 2016 Census data.

Journal article

22 Mar 2017
4

In an effort to lead our community in following modern data citation practices by formally citing data used in published research and implementing standards to facilitate reproducible research results and data, while also producing meaningful metrics that help assess the impact of our services, the...

Report

3 Mar 2017
39

This introductory report provides some brief background on the emergence of RDM as a focus for research support services within higher education, and present a simple framework describing three major components of the RDM service space

Report

31 Mar 2015
137

The growth of collaborative research practices in a connected era, and latterly a rise in funder mandates, have fuelled a rapid increase in interest in sharing research data.

Research data is recognised as being central to research and disseminating, sharing and enabling access to...

Discussion paper

4 Feb 2015
12

DASSH welcomes the Australian Government’s acceptance of the recommendation to create a single higher education research data collection system contained in the PhillipsKPA “Review of the Reporting Requirements for Universities”.

DASSH is strongly supportive of Option 1, as it would significantly lessen the administrative...

Report

1 Nov 2014
288

Main points

Research data are an asset we have been building for decades, through billions of dollars of public investment in research annually. The information and communication technology (ICT) revolution presents an unprecedented opportunity to ‘leverage’ that asset. Given this, there is increasing...

Journal article

15 May 2012
244

Data citation should be a necessary corollary of data publication and reuse. Many researchers are reluctant to share their data, yet they are increasingly encouraged to do just that. Reward structures must be in place to encourage data publication, and citation is the appropriate tool...

Report

1 Mar 2012
5

This report provides an overview of methods and approaches explored in the study, issues encountered and our findings and recommendations.

The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) evaluates the quality and impact of its research and data infrastructure investme nts. The Council’s Evaluation Committee...

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