Research Data Management

Key Info
Description - a brief synopsis, abstract or summary of what the learning resource is about: 

Marine information managers are increasingly seen as major contributors to research data management (RDM) activities in general and in the design of research data services (RDS) in particular. They promote research by providing services for storage, discovery, and access and liaise and partner with researchers and data centers to foster an interoperable infrastructure for the above services.   NOTE: The URL provided brings you to a page for courses on topics related to data management.  Establishment of login credentials will be required to access the course described here and others on related topics.

The series of units within this training course recognizes the potential contributions that librarians/information managers can offer and hence the need to develop their skills in the research data management process. Course materials consist of slide presentations and student activities. Topics include:

  • Data and information management in International Indian Ocean Expedition-2 (IIOE-2)
  • Open science data
  • Research data and publication lifecycles
  • Research data organization and standards
  • Data management plans
  • Data publication and data citation
  • Access to research data
  • Management of sensitive data
  • Repositories for data management
  • Data management resources
Authoring Person(s) Name: 
Daryl Superio
Greg Reed
Authoring Organization(s) Name: 
Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO (IOC)
Ocean Teacher Global Academy
License - link to legal statement specifying the copyright status of the learning resource: 
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International - CC BY-NC-SA 4.0
Access Cost: 
No fee
Primary language(s) in which the learning resource was originally published or made available: 
English
More info about
Keywords - short phrases describing what the learning resource is about: 
Data access
Data citation
Data lifecycle
Data management
Data management planning
Data publication
Ocean data
Open data
Subject Discipline - subject domain(s) toward which the learning resource is targeted: 
Physical Sciences and Mathematics: Oceanography and Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology
Published / Broadcast: 
Sunday, May 22, 2016
Publisher - organization credited with publishing or broadcasting the learning resource: 
Ocean Teacher Global Academy
Media Type - designation of the form in which the content of the learning resource is represented, e.g., moving image: 
Presentation - representation of the particular way in which an author shows, describes or explains one or more concepts, e.g., a set of Powerpoint slides.
Contributor Organization(s): 
Name: 
Australian Aid
Type: 
Funding and sponsorship
Name: 
Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO (IOC)
Type: 
Funding and sponsorship
Educational Info
Purpose - primary educational reason for which the learning resource was created: 
Instruction - detailed information about aspects or processes related to data management.
Learning Resource Type - category of the learning resource from the point of view of a professional educator: 
Course - series of units and lessons used to teach the skills and knowledge required by its curriculum.
Target Audience - intended audience for which the learning resource was created: 
Data manager
Data professional
Librarian
Repository manager
Intended time to complete - approximate amount of time the average student will take to complete the learning resource: 
More than 1 hour (but less than 1 day)
Framework - A community-based organization plan or set of steps for education or training: 
ICSU - World Data System Training Resources Guide