Data Management Support for Researchers

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

Tips and advice from a variety of researchers, data managers, and service providers, to help with data management. Titles include:

  • Sharing data: good for science, good for you
  • What support needs to be provided to assist researchers with data management?
  • How can choices about data capture open up, or limit, opportunities for researchers?
  • What should researchers do to help their data survive?
  • Why should researchers share their data?
  • How can repositories and data centres help researchers?
Authoring Person(s) Name: 
Sharon McMeekin
Stephen Gray
Barry Smith
Graeme Earl
Jonathan Tedds
Authoring Organization(s) Name: 
Nottingham University
University of Southampton
University of Leicester
License - link to legal statement specifying the copyright status of the learning resource: 
Standard YouTube License
Access Cost: 
No fee
Primary language(s) in which the learning resource was originally published or made available: 
More info about
Keywords - short phrases describing what the learning resource is about: 
Data collection
Data sharing
Data quality - Core Trustworthy Data Repositories Requirements
Data management
Publisher - organization credited with publishing or broadcasting the learning resource: 
University of Glasgow
Media Type - designation of the form in which the content of the learning resource is represented, e.g., moving image: 
Moving Image - explains a concept or tells a story by using sound plus a sequence of visual images that give the illusion of continuous movement, e.g., movie.
Educational Info
Purpose - primary educational reason for which the learning resource was created: 
Professional Development - increasing knowledge and capabilities related to managing the data produced, used or re-used, curated and/or archived.
Learning Resource Type - category of the learning resource from the point of view of a professional educator: 
Lesson - detailed description of an element of instruction in a course, [could be] contained in a unit of one or more lessons, and used by a teacher to guide class instruction. Example: presentation slides on a topic.
Target Audience - intended audience for which the learning resource was created: 
Research scientist
Mid-career research scientist
Early-career research scientist
Research faculty
Graduate student
Data supporter
Data manager
Data professional
Intended time to complete - approximate amount of time the average student will take to complete the learning resource: 
Up to 1 hour
Framework - A community-based organization plan or set of steps for education or training: 
ICSU - World Data System Training Resources Guide