Leeds University Library

How we can help

Our offer to Researchers 

1. The Research Data Management (RDM) Service aims to help you manage your research data and increase the impact of your research

2. The RDM service:

  • is primarily an advisory service with a focus on RCUK funders, Wellcome, CRUK and Horizon 2020
  • manages the institutional research data repository including allocation of digital object identifiers for data

3. We provide practical assistance in:

  • helping you write your data management plan
  • compiling data documentation/metadata
  • preparing your data for deposit in the institutional repository
  • obtaining a Digital Object Identifier
  • undertaking and requesting RDM training. 

4. More information at http://library.leeds.ac.uk/research-data

5. RDM enquiries to: researchdataenquiries@leeds.ac.uk

How we can help

RDM Service provides: Advice and guidance Practical assistance Tools and templates
Funder expectations

Writing Data management plans
DMP Costing Faculty IT / Research Office
Safe generation and storage of data Faculty IT
Copyright and legal matters

Ethics and Consent issues

Non-digital data

Making your data available for re-use

Data documentation /metadata
Basic curation and preservation

Preparing data for repository
Deciding what data to keep

Controlled access to data

Deposit and reuse licences

Long term data archiving

Unique Identifiers eg Digital Object Identifier (DOI)
Training through SDDU
Training requests