PRINCIPLES: The GEOSS Data Management Principles build on the GEOSS Data Sharing Principles in the sense that they adumbrate what is required in terms of data management to allow data to be promptly shared as Open Data.
TOOL: The DMP Tool is a free, open-source, online application that helps researchers create data management plans.
TOOL: DMPOnline: The DMP Roadmap helps you to create, review and share data management plans that meet institutional and funder requirements. It is provided by the Digital Curation Centre (DCC).
TOOL: ARGOS is an open service that simplifies the creation, management, validation, monitoring and maintenance of Data Management Plans.
TOOL: easyDMP is a web-service that allows a user to create, share and manage data management plans by guiding the researcher through a set of questions tailored to the recommendations of different funding agencies and research authorities. The resulting document can then be attached to the users proposal.
SCIENTIFIC PAPER: The paper “Citizen Science 2.0: Data Management Principles to Harness the Power of the Crowd” addresses the challenges for engaging citizen scientist in the context of research projects.
SCIENTIFIC PAPER: The “Study on the Data Management of Citizen Science: From the Data Life Cycle Perspective”, Data and Information Management” analyses the lifecycle and data management processes of over 1000 citizen science and Citizen Observatory projects, identifying common themes and best practices.
SCIENTIFIC PAPER: The Advice Note 1 from UKEOF’s series of Data Advice Notes highlights the principles of good data and information management, and suggests policies and procedures for data managers.
STANDARD: The Data Standard for Public Participation in Scientific Research (PPSR Core) is a set of global, transdisciplinary data and metadata standards for use in Public Participation in Scientific Research (Citizen Science) projects. PPSR Core is maintained by the Citizen Science Association (citizenscience.org) working group for Data & Metadata.