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Researchers Guide - Central Medical Library: Data management

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Research Data Management

What is Research Data Management

Research Data Management is a general term covering the organization, structure, storage, and legal care for data used or generated during a research project. It is important that data are well-organized and cared for as they often have a longer lifespan than the research project that creates them. Researchers may continue to work on data after funding has ceased, follow-up projects may analyse or add to the data, and data may be reused by other researchers.

Video: 'The what, why and how of data management planning'

A data management horror story 
This is what shouldn't happen when a researcher makes a data sharing request! Topics include storage, documentation, and file formats: 

How can we help you?

If you can't find an answer to your question in this libguide, don't hesitate to contact Data Management Support. Data Management Support consists of a team of experts from Groningen University and the UMCG.

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