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Biological Sciences: Data Management

Data Management Basics

NSF Data Management Plan Requirements:
Proposals submitted 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., NSF, NIH and other federal agencies mandate data plans with grant proposals.

Data Management Guidelines:
Data management (UCB): information on data requirements, management and sharing [ScienceLibraries@UC Berkeley]

Data Management General Guidance: Guidelines for creating, organizing, managing, and sharing your data [CDL]

NSF data management plan requirements: An outline from the NSF Directorate for Biological Sciences

UC3, University of California Curation Center - UC/California Digital Library

Data Management

DMPTool: Instructions for creating a data management plan (DMP) that meets the requirements of specific funding agencies

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: for a free account.

Data Services

Research Data Management. services and information at UC Berkeley

Technology@Berkeley. list of services.

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.

Geographic Information Systems: 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)
GIF provides leadership and training across integrated mapping technologies through the analysis and visualization of spatial data.

Research IT@ Berkeley: see IT Services for an overview - cloud computing, large projects, assistance with hardware.

Established to address pressing social and environmental issues facing California. Focus research on four initiatives: Energy, Health Care, Intelligent Infrastructure, and Data and Democracy.

Data Cycle

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