An Introduction to Research Data Management for the Accidental Data Services Librarian

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May 4, 2022 10 am - 12 pm CDT (Register Now)

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Have you recently been tasked with offering research data management services to your community but don't know where to start? As research data management plans are increasingly becoming a requirement for funding and many journals require authors to share their data, libraries have an opportunity to support campus researchers by providing training, resources, and services. In this lesson, we'll discuss what a data management plan is, why it's important, best practices for completing one, and how librarians can bolster the services they provide.

Learning Objectives
  • Understand the importance of data management plans for funding and research
  • Learn the basic best practices for the components of a data management plan
  • Discover resources and strategies that can assist librarians with providing data management services
  • Identify offices on campus that librarians can collaborate with to provide data management services


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This course consists of one 2-hour session.
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