Why is good data management important? According to a recent article in Nature by Wilkinson et al., it is “…the key conduit leading to knowledge discovery and innovation, and to subsequent data and knowledge integration and reuse by the community after the data publication process.” Wilkinson and his co-authors proceed in their article to describe “...four foundational principles ~ Findability, Accessibility, Interoperability, and Reusability ~ that serve to guide data producers and publishers as they navigate arou
On Tuesday, April 5, 2016, Jake Carlson will present a session about data literacy at 3pm in the UNH Dimond Library's 5th Floor Courtyard Reading Room, entitled, What's Data Got To Do With It?Jake Carlson is the Research Data Services Manager at the University of Michigan Library. In this role, he explores the application of the theories, principles, and practices of library science to data management and curation issues.
If you are looking for a comprehensive research data management resource, you might want to check out MANTRA. MANTRA is a free, online research data management course, hosted by the University of Edinburgh. The target audience is post-graduate students and early career researchers.
The National Information Standards Organization (NISO) just released the first in a new series of resources on information management technology issues. This publication is a primer on Research Data Management.