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Anonymisation resources from around the web
Practical advice on anonymisation best practice.
Licences which can be used when sharing data for reuse by other researchers.
Data citation guidance from around the web
A round-up of advice on good practice when citing pre-existing data.
Data licensing guidance from around the web
A round-up of advice on licensing your data for reuse.
Data management training from around the web
A selection of self-study modules and materials for trainers.
Advice about persistent identifiers for datasets (e.g. DOIs), data citation, and metadata schemas.
Digital Curation Centre
Information on data management planning, data sharing, curation, archiving, citation, and licensing.
An online tool for building a data management plan. Oxford-specific guidance is available.
A curated repository designed to make data underlying scientific publications freely reusable.
The European Bioinformatics Institute provides freely available data from life science experiments.
FAIR data resources from around the web
Guidance on making data findable, accessible, interoperable, and reusable.
A flexible web-based data sharing platform.
File format guidance from around the web
A round-up of advice on selecting the most appropriate file formats for data.
GDPR and data protection guidance from around the web
Advice on complying with legislation when using personal data.
Global Health Data Science
A knowledge exchange hub for data science and data management within health research.
Guides to good practice from ADS
Advice from the Archaeology Data Service, covering the whole data life cycle.
Interactive training modules covering key aspects of data management.
Metadata resources from around the web
Information on creating metadata for digital resources.
NERC Environmental Data Service
A network of environmental data centres for NERC-funded scientific data.
Open Data Commons
Licences and other legal tools for making data openly available for reuse.
Open research and open scholarship resources from around the web
A round-up of resources promoting greater openness in the research process.
Preservation and curation guidance from around the web
A round-up of advice on keeping research data available for the long term.
A sophisticated tool for building and running surveys. (Available in selected departments only.)
A global registry of research data repositories, covering a wide range of academic disciplines.
Reproducible research resources from around the web
A round-up of guidance on making research findings reproducible.
SHERPA RoMEO and Juliet
Research funders’ and publishers' policies on archiving, copyright, and publishing.
UK Data Service
Good practice advice from the UK's national social science and humanities data service.
Writing a data management plan
University of Bristol guides to writing DMPs for major funders.
An open access repository for research data from any discipline.
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