This guide presents information on the effective management of data created through research — including creating a data management plan for grant or project proposals, preserving data after project completion and sharing data with other researchers.
The Digital Curation Center (DCC) is a world-leading center of expertise in digital information curation with a focus on building capacity, capability and skills for research data management across the UK's higher education research community.
The Digital Curation Centre provides expert advice and practical help to anyone in higher education and research wanting to store, manage, protect and share digital research data.
The DCC provides access to a range of resources including How-to Guides, case studies and online services. Their training programs aim to equip researchers and data custodians with the skills they need to manage and share data effectively.
They We also consultancy and support with issues such as policy development and data management planning.
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