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Researchers Guide - Central Medical Library: Data management

Information and tools for researchers

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.

The what, why and how of data management planning

Data Sharing and Management

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 the UMCG RDM working group via the e-mail address: The UMCG RDM working group consists of multidisciplinary team of experts from the UMCG.


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