March 01, 2018 – In response to the anticipated Tri-Agency research data management (RDM) policy, the Portage Institutional RDM Strategy Working Group has released a draft template and supporting guidance document that are designed to assist Canadian research institutions in developing an overarching strategy for RDM. These resources will exist as living documents, to be updated by the Working Group as needed.
The Working Group requests community feedback on the strategy template and guidance document be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the Portage Institutional RDM Strategy Working Group:
The Institutional RDM Strategy Working Group is an inter-organizational group convened by Portage to provide institutions with resources for facilitating discussions and processes for preparing an institutional strategy for RDM. Membership is drawn from organizations across Canada, with representatives of the Canadian Association of Research Administrators (CARA), the Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL), the Canadian University Council of Chief Information Officers (CUCCIO), CASRAI-CA, Research Data Canada (RDC) and the Tri-Agency Data Management Working Group.
Portage is a national research data management initiative to assist researchers and other RDM stakeholders through a library-based network of expertise and national platforms for planning, preserving, and discovering research data. Portage is managed by the Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL).