RDMRose Learning Materials

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

RDMRose was a JISC funded project to produce, and teach professional development learning materials in Research Data Management (RDM) tailored for Information professionals. The Slideshare presentations and documents include an overview of RDM, research in higher education, looking at research data, the research data lifecycle, data management plans, research data services, metadata, and data citation.  

RDMRose developed and adapted learning materials about RDM to meet the specific needs of liaison librarians in university libraries, both for practitioners’ CPD and for embedding into the postgraduate taught curriculum. Its deliverables included open educational resources materials suitable for learning in multiple modes, including face to face and self-directed learning.

Session topics include:
Introductions, RDM, and the Role of LIS
The Nature of Research and the Need for RDM
The digital curation lifecycle
Key Institutions and Projects in RDM
What is data?
Managing data
Case Studies of Resaerch Projects
Case Study:  Institutional Context, and Conclusions


Authoring Organization(s) Name: 
University of Sheffield
University of York
University of Leeds
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
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: 
Capacity building
Data curation
Data lifecycle
Data management
Data management planning
Open data
Subject Discipline - subject domain(s) toward which the learning resource is targeted: 
Engineering: Civil and Environmental Engineering
Medicine and Health Sciences
Social and Behavioral Sciences
Published / Broadcast: 
Sunday, February 1, 2015
Publisher - organization credited with publishing or broadcasting the learning resource: 
University of Sheffield
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): 
Funding and sponsorship
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: 
Data manager
Data professional
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)