Storing & Sharing Research Data
This 1½-hour workshop (including 30 minutes for questions/discussion) is an introduction to some of the requirements, benefits, issues and problems involved in storing your research data. Students will be asked to consider funding requirements, institutional policies, technical, legal and ethical issues, and appropriate licences for sharing data, along with some of the tools that can be used to store, share and publish research data.
Target audience and stage
This course is aimed at postgraduate research students in the later stages of their research degree (e.g. final year).
Where is research data stored?
Issues and problems in storing data
Requirements to share and publish data
The Lincoln Repository and other tools for storing, sharing & publishing data
On completion of this course you should be able to;
Appreciate the benefits and risks involved in your approach to storing data
Discuss research data storage and sharing with your research supervisor
Make use of publicly shared and licensed datasets
Choose appropriate licences for your own data
Use the Lincoln Repository to formally publish datasets
Paul Stainthorp is based in the University Library, where he works with electronic library resources, research publications, and research data management systems.