VALA2020 Session 12 Williams

Making researchers’ lives easier and managing risk at the University of Adelaide: developing and implementing an integrated online research data management planning tool

Thursday 13 February 2020, 11:25 – 11:55

Andrew Williams
  • Manager Research Data
  • The University of Adelaide

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This paper details the implementation of an integrated online research data management planning tool at the University of Adelaide in order to increase Policy compliance, provide reporting functionality, and provide value to researchers, including by:

  • integration between the research data management planning tool and other systems (PeopleSoft, Research Master, and records management) to reduce the effort required to complete a data management plan and push it automatically through required workflows
  • automated provisioning of data storage
  • training and support for researchers to provide guidance on good data management practices and improve awareness of data management tools at the University.

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