Research Data Network

Research Data Network

Welcome to the Research Data Network. Jisc set up this site for you to exchange information on research data management and related topics within the UK research information management sector.

We have now produced a research data management toolkit

Go there to have your questions about RDM answered and leave us some feedback if you think part of the kit needs updating, or additional resources. You can find hot topics, links from the research data lifecycle and even access your local RDM pages from our toolkit:

We still want to collect a body of useful resources, help people share up to minute developments, practices and develop new ideas, but the toolkit will be the place to do that. This network site will be closed by end 2018. Most of the material has already been migrated into the toolkit, but our working group will review what's here before closure.

Also, if you are interested, you could get involved with our working group, just get in touch using the free text in the comment form:

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As many have found out in recent months (if not years), resources to support making the case for research data management are thin on the ground. We have started a collection here, some of which we have produced ourselves and some of which have been suggested by others. If you're aware of any resources not listed below please login and suggest an edit. Alternatively, contact [email protected]

These resources are all being made available under a CC BY 4.0 licence unless otherwise stated.

Publications - general

High Level Business Case - published by Jisc

Case studies

Case Studies - published by Jisc
Individual Case studies - published byJisc
#dataimpact eBook - published by Australian national data service (ands)

Tool kits

cessda Cost-Benefit Advocacy Toolkit - Published by the Consortium of European Social Science Data Archives
LEARN Project Research Data Management Toolkit - Published by the LEARN Project
RISE, Research Infrastructure Self Evaluation Framework - Published by DCC

Slide decks

Slide deck: Research Data Management: The Numbers
Slide deck: The case for Research Data Management


Business Case Poster




Infographic: Research Data Management: The Numbers

Updated 3 years ago


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