Free Online Course on Research Data Management and Sharing

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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and University of Edinburgh are offering 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 March 27, 2017.

Course At A Glance

Subject: Data Management
Institution: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of Edinburgh and Coursera
Languages: English
Price: Free
Certificate Available: Yes
Session: Course Starts on March 27, 2017

Providers’ Details

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.

About This Course

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.

Learning Outcomes

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.

Requirements

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.

Instructors

Helen Tibbo, Alumni Distinguished Professor (School of Information and Library Science)

Sarah Jones, Senior Institutional Support Officer (Digital Curation Centre, UK)

How To Join This Course

  • Go to the course website link
  • Create a Coursera account to SignUp
  • Choose “Register Now” to get started.

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