Research Data Management - an Overview (RDM I - online)

Contact

Name

Theresa Lennartz

Contact for Organizational Matters

Telephone

workPhone
+49 241 80 91903

E-Mail

E-Mail

Contact

Name

Dr. Ute Trautwein-Bruns

Contact for Content-Related Matters

Telephone

workPhone
+49 241 80 94448

Key Info

Basic Information

Type:
Online Course
Topic:
Information Literacy, Research Data, Scientific Publishing, University Library
Language:
engl.
Staff Development Measures:
Yes
Spheres of Action:
Promote Capacity for Innovation and Research
Format:
Online
Institution:
RDM Team
Participation Fee:
Free

Description

Research data are the basics and outcome of scientific work. An aware and sustained handling of research data improves the effectivity of research and is an integral part of good scientific practice.

Based on the life cycle of research data, the course provides a brief introduction to the concepts of research data management (RDM) and an overview of the services and infrastructure offered by RWTH Aachen University.

Objective

After completing this course, you will know the tasks and challenges in the field of RDM along the entire research data life cycle. Since you are familiar with the basic concepts of RDM and the basic infrastructure of RWTH, you will be able to draft your personal RDM guide.

Methods

self-study with final test

Content

  • Service and infrastructure of the RWTH for RDM

  • Research data lifecycle

  • RDM aspects of good research practice

  • FAIR data principles

  • Data management plan

  • Documentation and metadata

  • Data organization (file naming, folder structure and version control)

  • Persistent Identifier

  • Data security and preservation

  • Data publication

  • Finding and reusing research data

Note:

This course is also available in German language titled " √úberblick zum Management von Forschungsdaten (FDM I - online)". The content is required in all advanced FDM II sessions.

After registration you will receive the link to the learning room (in RWTHmoodle). For the login, you will need your RWTH username and password. You could start the course at any time in 2023 and work on it in your own pace. The total working time of the course is designed for 4 hours.

As member of RWTH Aachen University you can request a certificate of attendance for this course.

Target Audience

Researcher at RWTH Aachen University (PhDs, postdocs, academic staff, as well as other persons interested in RDM)

Appointments

Number:2023-WIP-051
Date:

The course is available in the complete year 2023 and can be taken at any time. Processing time approx. 4 hours.

Course Coordinator:Team Forschungsdatenmanagement an der RWTH Aachen University
Place:

Online via Moodle

Access to the course by self-enrollment

Slots: up to 300
Registration:No registration required.