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The UK's largest collection of digital research data in the social sciences and humanities

Research data management

We provide best practice guidance and training on all aspects of research data management through web-based, workshop and printed advice.

Our manual on managing research data was sponsored by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and Jisc, and endorsed by research funders, data services, the British Library and others. It has been translated into Korean and Japanese.

Our book, Managing and Sharing Research Data: a guide to good practice, is published by Sage, and has become popular with early career and experienced researchers and repository managers around the world. It has been translated into Chinese and is now being put into Japanese. Our staff have delivered training on the subject in Europe, the USA, China, India, Taiwan and Krygyzstan.