The links listed below provide a broad view of the issues surrounding managing research data. You can find many other links to useful resources on the Research Data Management website.
Managing research data well is an important undertaking, and involves organising and describing your data, using secure storage and regular backups, ensuring the security of sensitive/confidential data, and long-term retention for sharing and reuse by yourself or others through deposit in a repository or archive.
Managing your research data is about taking due care of your data from creation through to long-term preservation or secure disposal.
Good data management practices are fundamental to responsible research.
The following documents outline government and institutional expectations:
Across the many disciplines, institutional, national and international repositories or archives are available to support long-term access to research data. Some examples include:
At Monash -
Monash Figshare: store, manage, collaborate, publish