Research Data Management Workshop 3: Selecting a Data Repository

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Research Data Management Workshop 3: Selecting a Data Repository

October 12, 2021 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Research Data Management Workshop #3: Selecting a Data Repository

Workshop Summary:

According to funding agencies such as the National Science Foundation (NSF) and National Institutes of Health (NIH), investigators are expected to share primary data, samples, physical collections and other supporting materials created during funded research. Participants will gain knowledge and experience in sharing data via a general data repository.

Course contents:

In this workshop, participants will learn:

  • How to search for discipline-specific data repositories?
  • When to select a general data repository?
  • What are the two general data repositories approved by UF IRM FPS for open data?
  • How to upload and share data using the Zenodo general data repository sandbox?

Workshop Details:

Instructor: Plato Smith, Ph.D. (UF George A. Smathers Libraries)
Date and Time: Tuesday, October 12, 2021, 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Duration: 60 minutes
Location: Virtual via Zoom
Audience: Anyone interested in and/or responsible for creating data management plans
Pre-requisite knowledge: Participants must have at least basic IT skills

Workshop is free but registration is required.

RSVP below. Instructions to attend talk via Zoom will be emailed to you.

Upcoming Workshops:

Oct. 26, 2021: Understanding FAIR Data Principles
Nov. 9, 2021: Funder Data Management Policies
Nov. 23, 2021: Data Storage

For any questions regarding the workshops, please contact Dr. Plato Smith
Plato L. Smith II, Ph.D.
Data Management Librarian
University of Florida, George A. Smathers Libraries, USA
Office: + 1 352-294-1077 | Cell: + 1 850-319-7924 | Email:


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October 12, 2021
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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