How do I get help?

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Do you have questions or need help? The Research Data Management Team at RWTH Aachen has put together the answers to frequently asked questions and offers different services to support you with your research data management, including consulting, simpleArchive, GitLab, and a publication service.

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What are research data?

Blood Pump Projections in the "Cave"

Research data result from different uses and applications and are created through various processes. Photo: Peter Winandy

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Why Manage Data?

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Research data management offers advantages to researchers and their disciplines. More work and effort at the beginning of a research project created by the management of research data reduces problems and difficulties in the overall project.

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What do funders and publishers require?

Research in the Cave

An increasing number of public donors expect you to provide your research data publicly and free of charge. A data management plan has been part of DFG and EU project applications for a while now. A growing number of publishers expect you to submit the data belonging to a publication and to make it available to readers. Photo:Peter Winandy

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