Data management plans should clearly identify where data will be stored throughout the active phase of a research project and the frequency with which it will be backed up.
It is recommended that you follow the 3-2-1 rule: Save three copies of your data on two different storage mediums, and one copy off-site.
Research Computing Services and UVic Libraries offers a range of storage services to UVic researchers:
Accidental data loss can be disastrous for any research project.
If your research data contains sensitive information, Research Computing can help you identify storage options that are appropriate for your project. Contact Research Computing Services to consult on a range of topics:
For information about data sharing agreements, contact the Office of Research Services