Basics

Overview

What does research data management involve, and who is it relevant for? What aspects should be considered, and why is it worth the effort?

Generally, research data management involves developing strategies to efficiently organize and control processes related to the creation and handling of research data. Research data management accompanies research from its initial planning stages to the archiving, reuse, or deletion of data (i.e. throughout the entire data lifecycle).

The following articles provide information and supplementary materials to introduce the key terms and concepts around the topic of research data management: