Research Data Management (RDM)


Our RDM services assist researchers with organising, managing, and curating their research data to facilitate its preservation and access for present and future use.

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Our Digitisation Unit offers digitisation, project management, curation, and preservation services for a wide variety of materials to enable and support preservation and access to digital collections.

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Tuesday, 20 February 2018
Prestigious fellowship winner used UCT DMPonline to apply for award

DLS is pleased to congratulate Dr. Marakalala on being awarded the prestigious Wellcome Trust Intermediate Fellowship in Public Health and Tropical Medicine. Dr. Marakalala made use of the UCT DMPonline service, provided by DLS, to create a DMP for his application.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, August 8, 2017 - 11:45
Figshare workshop at UCT

On Monday 3 July 2017, stakeholders from Western Cape universities gathered around the UCT Libraries' visualisation wall for a workshop about the use of Figshare for Institutions at South African universities.

Publication Date:
Monday, July 17, 2017 - 10:15
RDM Jargon Busting Session
RDM Jargon Busting Sessions

Our Digital Curation Officers hosted 2 Research Data Management (RDM) Jargon Busting sessions during March and April 2017. The sessions were aimed at Libraries staff that wanted to demystify terms and concepts related to RDM.

Publication Date:
Friday, June 2, 2017 - 10:00
Library Carpentry Workshop at eRA: 5 May 2017

The University of Cape Town Libraries, in collaboration with the University of Pretoria Libraries, will be presenting a Library Carpentry workshop at the eResearch Africa Conference, taking place at UCT during the first week of May 2017. The workshop is open to anybody who'd like to attend, but interested UCT Libraries' staff are encouraged to apply for SDTC funding in order to attend.


Publication Date:
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 10:30