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Data Management Basics

NSF Data Management Plan Requirements: Proposals submitted or due on or after January 18, 2011, must include a supplementary document of no more than two pages labeled “Data Management Plan”.

Collaboration, accessibility and transparency are necessary for data management in modern science. Science.gov, NSF, NIH and other federal agencies mandate data plans with grant proposals.
Start with this list:
---- Make a plan to store your data
---- Find the right medium to store your data
---- Develop a system to organize your data
---- Make sure that your data has easy access
---- Make sure that your data is safe and secure.

Data Repositories and more

Integrative Biology and the Environment - Data Repositories - selected of websites.

To find additional data repositories:
Open Access Directory of Data Repositories [Simmons University]
DataBib [Institute of Museum and Library Services]
Repositories
[DataCite]

USEFUL sites
:
Data Conservancy Organization - (NSF) collect, organize, & preserve data.
Many Eyes: data visualization tools from IBM.
Data Management & Publishing Checklist, MIT
NSF Division of Institution & Award Support

Others:
US Naval Observatory (USNO)  - Oceanography Portal
: includes a range of astronomical data and products, & serves as the official source of time for the U.S. Department of Defense & a standard of time for the entire United States.

Data Management @ UCB

1. UC3, University of California Curation Center

2. DASH: A simple self-service tool for researchers to use in publishing their datasets. 

EZID: Create persistent identifiers (DOIs and ARKs) for digital content. Berkeley researchers can contact data-consult@lists.berkeley.edu for a free account.

3. DMPTool: Manage Your Data - develop a Data Management Plan, see Funder Requirements.

4. Scientific Data Services -- ScienceLibraries@UC Berkeley - guide to our services.

5. UC Berkeley Data Services Management, IST.  See comparative table.

Content Management @ UCB

Research Data Management.@Berkeley

Technology@Berkeley. list of services.

Research ITat Berkeley:
cloud computing, large projects, assistance with hardware.

Library Data Lab
Support to UCB data users across all disciplines.
Services: Research assistance, Statistical software support, Workstations and laptops with commonly used data analysis software.

GIS
Earth Sciences & Map Library supports geographic information system (GIS) software and data services. The library collects GIS data for areas around the world, with an emphasis on the San Francisco Bay Area and northern California.

Geospatial Innovation Facility (GIF)
Part of CNR, GIF provides leadership and training across a broad array of integrated mapping technologies with the goal of helping people better understand the changing world through the analysis and visualization of spatial data.

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