Skip to main content

Research data management: An approach from a modern university with a growing research portfolio

The full text article is not available for purchase.

The publisher only permits individual articles to be downloaded by subscribers.

This practice paper describes the background work undertaken by Oxford Brookes University in assessing how best to position institutional support for research data management. It further discusses the development of the University’s research data management policy and its collaborative approach to data management support. Finally, it reflects on the challenges of overseeing policy implementation and providing the required enactment infrastructure. Work to date has not dwelt upon the technical issues connected with data curation, discussions on which staff are just about to embark, as they had no expertise in this area. The approach that has been taken is one that will hopefully be of interest to those institutions who are developing their research base and seeking to offer better data management support to researchers in a time of reduced or declining resource. Overall, it is felt that the strategic and institution-wide approach that has been taken has worked well and may be suited to institutions like Oxford Brookes that are less research-intensive. Finally, it is felt that this approach is one that can readily be copied.
No References
No Citations
No Supplementary Data
No Data/Media
No Metrics

Keywords: United Kingdom; data audit; institutional collaboration; research data management; universities

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: 2015-06-01

More about this publication?
  • Journal of Digital Media Management is the essential peer-reviewed, professional journal for all those involved in the capture, storage and effective application of digital media assets.

    Each quarterly 100-page issue publishes in-depth articles, real world case studies and reviews written by some of the leading experts in the field. Topics range from lessons learned in DAM procurement, to the challenges of digital content work flow, and to monetizing digital assets in new and innovative ways. It cuts through the deluge of information facing DAM professionals to deliver authoritative, practical content that provides genuine thought-leadership on digital media management, with actionable advice and ‘lessons learned’ from end users on selecting and using DAM systems in practice.

    Journal of Digital Media Management does not solicit advertising or publish advertorial and every article is peer-reviewed by its expert Editorial Board to ensure the Journal:

    • Focuses on end users' concerns
    • Publishes real-life case studies from leading DAM users
    • Provides a benchmark for you to measure your organization against
    • Publishes authors from a wide range of sectors including broadcast, entertainment, media, consumer and business brands, social media, cultural institutions, education, not-for-profits and government
    • Shows how DAM supports strategic business goals, helping professionals demonstrate the value that DAM can and does contribute to the bottom line
    • Combines strategic-level thinking with the technical knowledge needed to put business strategy into practice
    • Does not promote a service or product

  • Editorial Board
  • Information for Authors
  • Subscribe to this Title
  • Contact us
  • Forthcoming content
  • Multi-user licences
  • Ingenta Connect is not responsible for the content or availability of external websites
  • Access Key
  • Free content
  • Partial Free content
  • New content
  • Open access content
  • Partial Open access content
  • Subscribed content
  • Partial Subscribed content
  • Free trial content
UA-1313315-29
Cookie Policy
X
Cookie Policy
Ingenta Connect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more