Research Data MANTRA is a set of free interactive training modules covering key topics in the area of research data management.
In addition to a brief introduction and links to further resources, the course consists of eight main modules:
- Research data explained
- Data management plans
- Organising data
- File formats and transformation
- Documentation and metadata
- Storage and security
- Data protection, rights and access
- Sharing, preservation and licensing
There are also four data-handling practicals, covering commonly-used software packages:
The course is designed for doctoral students, and anyone else planning a project using digital data. It is hosted by the University of Edinburgh.