Research Data Management: Practical Data Management

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

A series of modules and video tutorials describing research data management best practices. 
Module 1: Where to start - data planning

1.1 ​Data Life Cycle & Searching for Data (5:59 minutes)
1.3 File Naming (3:39 minutes)
1.4 ReadMe Files, Library Support, Checklist (4:29 minutes)

Module 2: Description, storage, archiving

2.1 Data Description (2:16 minutes)
2.2 Workflow Documentation & Metadata Standards (4:36 minutes)
2.3 Storage & Backups (2:48 minutes)
2.4 Archiving: How (2:50 minutes)
2.5 Archiving: Where (3:57 minutes)

Module 3: Publishing, sharing, visibility 

3.1 What is Data Publishing? (4:50)
3.2 What and Where to Publish? (1:47)
3.3 Data Licenses (1:51)
3.4 Citing and DOI's (1:09)
3.5 ORCID (2:04)
3.6 Altmetrics (2:15)

Authoring Organization(s) Name: 
University of California, Santa Cruz University Library
License - link to legal statement specifying the copyright status of the learning resource: 
Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 United States - CC BY 3.0 US
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 archiving
Data backup
Data collection
Data handling
Data management
Data preservation
Data publication
Published / Broadcast: 
Saturday, March 21, 2015
Publisher - organization credited with publishing or broadcasting the learning resource: 
University of California, Santa Cruz University Library
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.
Contact Organization(s): 
University of California, Santa Cruz University Library
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: 
Images / Visuals - media, including but not limited to pictures, graphics, diagrams, figures, illustrations, charts, and maps.
Target Audience - intended audience for which the learning resource was created: 
Mid-career research scientist
Early-career research scientist
Graduate student
Undergraduate student
Data manager
Intended time to complete - approximate amount of time the average student will take to complete the learning resource: 
Up to 1 hour