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New Researchers' Library Guide

A guide to Library resources and services for research staff and graduate research students new to the University of Melbourne

  Data and Information Management


Managing Data @Melbourne

Manage your Information and Data

The library provides a range of services to help you manage your research data in line with national guidelines and standards, including:

  • Managing Data @Melbourne: online training for new researchers.
  • DMP Melbourne: helps you write a Data Management Plan for your project.
  • Expert advice and support with research data management and curation.

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Re:cite : helping you manage your citations and references

We also provide training and support to help you manage your references effectively including:

  • Guides on how to choose and get started with reference management software
  • Videos, and online workshops
  • Support via email or Zoom.

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Quick Links


  • Managing Data @ Melbourne

    The university's introductory research data management online training program. Six short modules that cover:

    • Fundamental practices of good data management.
    • How to write a research data management plan.

    All new researchers should complete this training

     

    GO TO ONLINE TRAINING

  • DMP Melbourne

    All projects should plan how data will be managed during and after the completion of the project. DMP Melbourne helps you to:

    • Write a Data Management Plan.
    • Share your plan with your co-investigators.
    • Export your plan in different formats.

    Newly funded ARC projects must have a Data Management Plan.

    GO TO DMP MELBOURNE

  • Re:cite

    The library’s guide to citing and referencing in your research and writing, including:

    • Reference management software options.
    • How to get started with tools, such as EndNote and Zotero.
    • Video tutorials and workshops.

     

     

    GO TO RE:CITE

Further Support with Managing Information and Data


Research Data Storage and Management Systems

The University provides many options to support your research data storage and management needs, including:

  • Network File Share (Research-NAS)
  • CloudStor
  • Figshare
  • Omeka
  • Minerva Access

The systems are available to all University staff and graduate researchers. These systems are recommended by the University as they will help you meet your research data obligations. Many allow for collaboration with external users and have features to protect your research data from loss and unintended access.

Contact research-data@unimelb.edu.au with any questions.

Digital Stewardship Team

The Digital Stewardship team provides expert advice on data stewardship and digital preservation, including:

  • Research data management.
  • Planning, agreements, systems and sustainability.
  • Publishing data and Open Research.

Contact the Digital Stewardship Team: