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A guide to Biology resources in UVic Libraries

Why Research Data Management?

DRAFT Tri-Agency Research Data Management Policy [June 2018]
A draft policy for public consultation proposing requirements for researchers and institutions to adopt research data management best practices.

A data management snafu-story by Karen Hanson, Alisa Surkis and Karen Yacobucci.

The Changing Culture of Research Data Management - Recent National & International Initiatives

This guide is intended to support researchers who want to effectively manage their data. It is equally important for researchers to understand new requirements from grant funding agencies for managing research data and the research data life-cycle. 

UVic Libraries can help researchers with data management. For guidance in writing a data management plan or with data curation, please contact your subject specialist. Or contact Kathleen (see contact info on this page).

Lifecycle of Digital Research Data

While there are many ways of looking at the data life cycle, this particular image emphasizes the repurposing and re-use of data, which is a driving force behind the success of data intensive science and the reason why data management has been deemed so important.

Source: Humphrey, Charles. (2006). “e-Science and the life cycle of research.” Retrieved 23 January 2011 from

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