Research data can be anything collected, observed or created for a research project so its management has relevance to all disciplines. Increasing demand from funders, journals and universities for research data to be managed and shared has made this a hot topic. Issues range from ethical and legal to practical consideration of formats, data storage and making your data useable for others. This session gives a general introduction to the topic.
Given the amount of new knowledge and data being produced daily, it can seem a daunting task to keep up to date with the relevant information in your field. By the end of this session you will be aware of a range of free tools which can help you create personalized streams of information tailored to your interests. We will look at alerting services, RSS, Twitter and more.
[Updated Nov 2017]
In this session we will discuss online tools and apps that can help with organization, collaboration and productivity (e.g. Evernote, Google Drive etc.). Participants will have the opportunity to try out a tool of their choice and share their own tips and recommendations.
[Updated Feb 2018]