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Data Management at CMU
Great resource for data utilization by Hannah Gunderman
our Research Data Management Consultant.
Research Data Management
The Data Management Services Group (DMSG) is a collaboration among the CMU Libraries, Computing Services, Office of Sponsored Projects, and other stakeholders. The DMSG was initiated in response to mandates from grant funding agencies (e.g. NSF, NIH) that require researchers to incorporate data managment. Also links to data management planning and the DMP Tool which helps you create data managment plans.
Research Data Management Consultant
Free Self Paced Courses for Data Management
Data Sharing and Management Snafu in 3 Acts
Watch this and you'll understand why there should be a plan and standards for managing and sharing data.
Why Manage Data?
Meet funding body grant requirements.
Ensure research integrity and replication.
Ensure research data and records are accurate, complete, authentic and reliable
Increase your research efficiency
Save time and resources in the long run
Enhance data security and minimize the risk of data loss
Prevent duplication of effort by enabling others to use your data
Comply with practices conducted in industry and commerce
There are so many resources and guides out there! Just Google "data management plan." Here are a few that were most useful:
Julie Chen and Sue Collins
Julie Chen, Librarian
Sorrells Engineering & Science Library, Wean Hall
Sue Collins, Senior Librarian