Managing Active Research Data

Resources to help researchers manage data from its point of creation, facilitating its productive use in the present, but also establishing the support structures necessary to ensure its future survival. 

Active Data Storage (3)
Flexible storage for evolving data.
Data Management Planning (2)
Help in meeting funder requirements for data management plans.
Metadata Annotation (1)
Persistent ID Assignment (4)
Creating unique identifiers for digital objects.
Workflow and Lab Notebook Management (6)
Digitising the traditional lab notebook and automating scientific workflows.
DMPOnline

DMP Online is a flexible web-based tool to assist users to create personalised data management plans according to their context or research funder.

cRunch

A service and infrastructure for computationally intensive learning analytics, and in particular for generating reports that mix static text with live data visualisations.

DataCite

The DataCite Consortium provides a number of services to support efforts at increasing the ease and prevalence of data citation.

DataStage

DataStage is a flexible data storage system that provides controlled access, secure backup, and the ability to transfer selected files to a more permanent archiving facility.

DataUp

DataUp is a tool that assists researchers in reviewing, documenting, sharing and archiving their tabular data, especially Microsoft Excel spreadsheets.

DataVerse

DataVerse Network software allows organisations to host a storage and access system for research materials.

DMPTool

DMPTool is an online service to enable researchers to create data management plans now required by many funding agencies, and to receive tailored institutional guidance to help them in the process. The DMPTool provides data management plan templates for numerous U.S. funding agencies, giving step-by-step instruction and where possible alerting users to the services available at their own institutions.

EZID

EZID is a service provided by California Digital Library for creating and managing persistent, unique identifiers.

i2b2 Hive

The i2b2 (Informatics for Integrating Biology and the Bedside) Hive is a set of microservices aimed at genomics researchers, providing the functionality needed to construct a research workflow.

Kepler

Kepler is a scientific workflow modelling and management system that enables users, regardless of programming experience, to set up data analysis pipelines.

LabTrove

LabTrove is a blogging platform specifically designed for use in a research environment.

myExperiment

myExperiment is an online social networking service aimed at scientific researchers; the site fosters collaboration by allowing members to share scientific workflows, experiment plans, and other digital objects.

PERICLES Extraction Tool

The PERICLES Extraction Tool (PET) captures information about the environment in which digital objects are created and modified, as an aid to recording provenance, contextual and preservation metadata.

Taverna

Taverna is a management system designed to assemble, run, document and share scientific workflows.

WebCite

WebCite is an on-demand web archiving service that takes snapshots of Internet-accessible digital objects at the behest of users, storing the data on their own servers and assigning unique identifiers to those instances of the material.