New and Noteworthy
The University of Wisconsin's Research Data Services has a strong focus on National Science Foundation (NSF) DMP requirements, but also contains general guidelines for data sharing and contents of data management plans.
The ARL NSF Resources for Data Management Planning pulls together resources for research libraries to support their researchers in complying with the NSF Data Sharing Policy. This portal represents a variety of sites containing examples, data management tools, and data repositories. Professionals can participate in ARL's Group on Data Sharing Support.
The UK Data Archive's guide Managing and Sharing Data: Best Practice for Researchers (PDF) provides guidance to support researchers in producing high quality research data that can be shared and re-used beyond the primary research. The guidance covers:
- Why and how to share research data
- Data management planning and costing
- Documenting data
- Formatting data
- Storing data and data security
- Ethics and consent for data sharing and re-use
- Data copyright
- Data management strategies for large investments
UK Data Archive: Create and Manage Data provides best practice guidance for researchers on creating and managing data. Guidance covers data management and sharing planning, consent and ethics in data sharing, data ownership and copyright, documenting data, formatting data, storing data, data security and data management strategies for large-scale research investments.