Managing Research Data

Practicing good research data management will keep your data alive for generations and create an impact long after your original research.


CESSDA Data Management Expert Guide (DMEG)

The CESSDA Data Management Expert Guide aims to put social scientists at the heart of making their research data findable, understandable, sustainably accessible and reusable.

CESSDA experts, busy to ensure long-term access to valuable social science datasets, available for discovery and reuse on a daily basis, guide, accompany and inspire users of the CESSDA Data Management Expert Guide in their journey through the research data life cycle.

CESSDA Webinar - The GDPR and research one year on: experiences across Europe

This webinar consisted of a panel of data protection specialists from the CESSDA network sharing their experiences with the GDPR implementation, pointing to practical guidance, and answering all your questions. Brief presentations were followed by an interactive panel discussion.

Slides from the webinar

Train-the-Trainers Package

The Train-the-trainers (TTT) package forms an addition to the CESSDA Data Management Expert Guide (DMEG, which was developed by the CESSDA Training Working Group in 2017.

The package contains different materials that trainers can use in developing and giving Research Data Management trainings for (social science) researchers.

Webinar - Love Data Management

This webinar introduces the Data Management Expert Guide, developed by fifteen data experts from CESSDA. , how to use it for self-study or for delivering face-to-face data management training.

Besides an overview of the guide and how to navigate it, the webinar covers data management planning and key legal and ethical considerations in creating shareable data.

Slides from the webinar

Research Data Management Community Training

This webinar is meant for future trainers, who will get acquainted with different methods of sharing information and knowledge on research data management with different target groups.