Plan, a chapter of the CESSDA Expert Tour Guide on Data Management

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

This introductory chapter features a brief introduction to research data management and data management planning.
Before we get you started on making your own Data Management Plan (DMP), we will guide you through the concepts which provide the basic knowledge for the rest of your travels. Research data, social science data and FAIR data are some of the concepts you will pass by.
After completing your travels through this chapter you should be:
Familiar with concepts such as (sensitive) personal data and FAIR principles;
Aware of what data management and a data management plan (DMP) is and why it is important;
Familiar with the content elements that make up a DMP;
Able to answer the DMP questions which are listed at the end of this chapter and adapt your own DMP.

Authoring Person(s) Name: 
Ulf Jakobsson
Ricarda Braukmann
Malin Lundgren
Authoring Organization(s) Name: 
Swedish National Data Service (SND)
Data Archiving and Networked Services (DANS) - Research Data Netherlands
License - link to legal statement specifying the copyright status of the learning resource: 
Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License - CC BY-SA 4.0
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No fee
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Keywords - short phrases describing what the learning resource is about: 
Data management planning
European diversity
Social science data
Published / Broadcast: 
Thursday, December 14, 2017
Publisher - organization credited with publishing or broadcasting the learning resource: 
Consortium of European Social Science Data Archives European Infrastructure Consortium (CESSDA ERIC)
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.
Educational Info
Purpose - primary educational reason for which the learning resource was created: 
Instruction - detailed information about aspects or processes related to data management or data skills.
Learning Resource Type - category of the learning resource from the point of view of a professional educator: 
Unit - long-range plan of instruction on a particular concept containing multiple, related lessons.
Target Audience - intended audience for which the learning resource was created: 
Research scientist
Mid-career research scientist
Early-career research scientist
Research faculty
Intended time to complete - approximate amount of time the average student will take to complete the learning resource: 
More than 1 Day (but less than 1 week)