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Data support at Stellenbosch University Library and Information Service

Research Data Services at your library

Research Data Management (RDM) is a process process which consists of two components:

  1. planning for the management of research data during and after the research process;
  2. controlling the collection, processing, analysis, sharing, dissemination, curation and reuse of research data.

See the links below for more information on DRM.

Research Data Services Manager:
Samuel Simango
Tel +27 21 808 9489

SUNScholar Data

Registry of Research Data Repositories

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Research Data Services Info

Research Data initiatives in South Africa

NRF Statement on Open Access

"In addition, the data supporting the publication should be deposited in an accredited Open Access repository, with the provision of a Digital Object Identifier for future citation and referencing"

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