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Research Data Management: Home

The guide contains resources, tools, and practical tips to help you effectively manage research data from the early planning stages to publishing and beyond. The UAB Libraries' Office of Scholarly Communication provides research data management (RDM) support to researchers in all disciplines. Let us help you! Contact us to schedule a workshop or consultation.


Services

Instruction/ training on RDM topics including:

  • Overview of best practices for RDM across the data lifecycle
  • Data and metadata standards
  • Documentation and electronic lab notebooks
  • File naming conventions and ReadMe files
  • Data visualization and data literacy
  • Data sharing and reuse

Consultations to:

  • Help prepare Data Management Plans (DMPs)
  • Conduct data interviews
  • Select a data repository

 


RDM 101

  • Recording of a presentation given on October 4, 2022

  • An introductory overview of why managing research data matters

  • Learn best practices for managing research data including practice tips and links to additional resources


LabArchives

The electronic lab notebook, LabArchives, is for free to UAB students, staff and faculty. Logging on to LabArchives is easy! You can sign up with your Blazer ID and password.

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