Introduction to Research Data Management

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This slideshow was used in an Introduction to Research Data Management course taught for the Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences Division, University of Oxford, on 2017-02-15. It provides an overview of some key issues, looking at both day-to-day data management, and longer term issues, including sharing, and curation.  Various data policies are referenced that are pertinent to the UK including the Research Councils of the UK's common Principles on Data Policy and the EPSRC Policy Framework on Research Data.  Research data skills guide and tools are referenced.  Text of the slides are also available.  

Authoring Person(s) Name: 
Meriel Patrick
Authoring Organization(s) Name: 
University of Oxford
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Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International - CC BY-NC-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
Data management planning tools
Licenses - Core Trustworthy Data Repositories Requirements
Research project management tools
Subject Discipline - subject domain(s) toward which the learning resource is targeted: 
Life Sciences
Physical Sciences and Mathematics
Published / Broadcast: 
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Publisher - organization credited with publishing or broadcasting the learning resource: 
University of Oxford
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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.
Contact Person(s): 
Meriel Patrick
Contact Organization(s): 
University of Oxford
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Instruction - detailed information about aspects or processes related to data management or data skills.
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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.
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Graduate student
Undergraduate student
Intended time to complete - approximate amount of time the average student will take to complete the learning resource: 
Up to 1 hour