University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and University of Edinburgh offer free online course on Research Data Management and Sharing.
After completing this course, learners will be better equipped to manage data throughout the entire research data lifecycle from project planning to the end of the project when data ideally are shared and made available within a trustworthy repository. The course will start on September 12, 2016. Course Starts on September 12, 2016
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the nation’s first public university, is known around the world for innovative teaching and research. Regularly ranked as the nation’s best value for academic quality, UNC has produced the most Rhodes Scholars for the past 25 years among U.S. public research universities.
This course will provide learners with an introduction to research data management and sharing. After completing this course, learners will understand the diversity of data and their management needs across the research data lifecycle, be able to identify the components of good data management plans, and be familiar with best practices for working with data including the organization, documentation, and storage and security of data. Learners will also understand the impetus and importance of archiving and sharing data as well as how to assess the trustworthiness of repositories.
Worth of Award
After completing this course, learners will be better equipped to manage data throughout the entire research data lifecycle from project planning to the end of the project when data ideally are shared and made available within a trustworthy repository.
In order to respond to these requirements, researchers and information professionals will need the data management and curation knowledge and skills that support the long-term preservation, access, and reuse of data.
Helen Tibbo, Alumni Distinguished Professor (School of Information and Library Science)
Sarah Jones, Senior Institutional Support Officer (Digital Curation Centre, UK)
How To Apply
- Go to the course website link
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- Choose “Register Now” to get started.
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