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Development Practice: Data Managment

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. 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.

UC Berkeley Campus Resources

Research Data Management, UC Berkeley consulting, support for data storage, and more

D-Lab: offers free courses in R, Python, Drupal and more. helps Berkeley faculty, staff, and graduate students with data.

Technology@Berkeley. UC Berkeley list of services.

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

CITRIS - established to address the most pressing social and environmental issues facing California. To meet this goal, we focus our research on four core initiatives: Energy, Health Care, Intelligent Infrastructure, and Data and Democracy.

Data management guide: A portal for information on data requirements, management and sharing

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

Data Management Services

Use the following links for UC Berkeley, University of California, links to federal sites, copyright and more.
University of California Resources
1. UC3, University of California Curation Center - UC/California Digital Library

2. EZID: create a persistant DOI or ARK. ~long term, unique identifiers. (UC/CDL).
    Berkeley researchers can request a free account by contacting data-consult@lists.berkeley.edu.

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

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

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

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