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Medicine and Health Sciences: Research Data Support

Medicine and Health sciences

Data support at Stellenbosch University Library and Information Service


Recommended Data Repositories

SUNScholar Data powered by Figshare
SUNScholarData Library Guide

Other available data repositories

NATURE Scientific Data

DRYAD a repository for mainly life sciences and biomedical data

NCBI Data Services

FAIRDOMHub a repository for publishing FAIR (Findable, Accessible, Interoperable and Reusable) data, operating procedures and models for the systems biology community a repository for scientific methods

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Network Repository. An Interactive Scientific Network Data Repository

Managing Research Data at Stellenbosch University Library

Best practice for researchers

Useful data science tools

RedCap (Research Electronic Data Capture) at SU

REDCap is a secure web platform for building and managing online databases and surveys. REDCap's streamlined process for rapidly creating and designing projects offers a vast array of tools that can be tailored to virtually any data collection strategy.
REDCap provides automated export procedures for seamless data downloads to Excel and common statistical packages (SPSS, SAS, Stata, R), as well as a built-in project calendar, a scheduling module, ad hoc reporting tools, and advanced features, such as branching logic, file uploading, and calculated fields

NextJournal - a notebook designed to make complex Data Science painless

Data Nudge A newsletter with useful tips!

Research data management policies

Presentations to inspire you to work with data

Useful articles

Research data management plans

DMP necessary for a grant or informal; Saves frustration later on!

Usually  includes information on:
Data description & formats, Storage & Security;  Data Sharing;  Preservation

Data services resources

Collecting of data