Research Data Management - an Overview (RDM I - online)
- Online Course
- Scientific Publishing, Research Data, Information Literacy, University Library
- Fields of Action:
- Promote Capacity for Innovation and Research
- Research Data Management Team at RWTH Aachen University
- Participation Fee:
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.
You know the service and infrastructure at RWTH Aachen University.
You know the relevant parts of research data management.
You know the contents of a data management plan (DMP).
You know the FAIR-principles.
You are able to deal with the term metadata.
You are able to distinguish between saving, backup, archiving and publishing research data.
You know the possibilities of publishing research data.
self-study with final test
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 which have been designed to assist you in dealing with the challenges around your RDM. Afterwards you will have a greater understanding of these challenges and get an idea on how to properly tackle them.
Research data lifecycle
Data Management Plan
File naming and organization of data
Service and infrastructure offered at RWTH Aachen University
The content can be worked on alone or can be combined with the "Workshop zum Management von Forschungsdaten (FDM II)" to gain a more detailed insight into the subject of RDM. In the workshop, the content will be deepened by discussions and hands-on experience on RDM tools.
The content of this online course correspond to the face-to-face seminar "Research Data Management - an Overview" and is required for the „Workshop zum Management von Forschungsdaten (FDM II)“.
After registration, you will receive access to the learning room (RWTH moodle) within 3 working days. Afterwards you have 12 months’ time to attend the course room.
You can request a certificate of attendance for this course if you have completed 80% of the materials and passed the final exam with at least 50%.
doctoral students and research of RWTH Aachen University