Data management includes all activities associated with data other than the direct use of the data. It may include:
Good data management practices aligns with a researchers responsibilities under the Australian Code for Responsible Conduct of Research.
Research data is described by the Australia National Data Service (ANDS) as “The data, records, files or other evidence, irrespective of their content or form (for example, in print, digital, physical or other forms), that comprise research observations, findings or outcomes, including primary materials and analysed data”.
Thinking about data management is a forward planning exercise that assists a researcher to
Australian National Data Service (ANDS) has provided funding for USQ for the creation of a research data management framework for USQ (including policy and data identification and making metadata available to the USQ research community and the Australian Research Data Service).
The project blog is available here