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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Friday, 20 July 2018
Competition: name our institutional data repository and WIN!

Help UCT Libraries name The University of Cape Town’s new Institutional Data Repository (UCT IDR) and stand a chance to win a UCT goodie bag with items up to the value of R1000!

Publication Date:
Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 12:15
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