Leeds University Library

Excellent research data management services

Published Friday 27 May 2016

The University of Leeds is rated excellent by international survey

The Primary Research Group conducted an international survey of academic library data curation practices.

The University of Leeds was cited by the survey as having particularly admirable data curation services. Other UK institutions mentioned were Edinburgh, Bristol, Cambridge, Oxford, Southampton and Loughborough universities.

The 108 page report presents a broad range of data on aspects of data curation management, including:

  • budgets
  • staffing
  • assessment
  • technology use
  • interdepartmental co-operation
  • metadata development
  • data security
  • discovery tools
  • marketing
  • archiving
  • data preservation.