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Central RDM Services at the RWTH: RWTH Publications

June 6th, 2024 | by
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This article is part of our series “Central RDM Services at RWTH Aachen“. It is intended to show our researchers – i.e. you – which RDM services are offered at RWTH Aachen University to support you in your research and data management. We talk to the people responsible for the services and collect all the information for you in the individual articles. In this article, we would like to introduce you to the RDM service “RWTH Publications for research data”.

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Workshop on the Management of Research Data (RDM II-Compact)

May 31st, 2024 | by
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Research data management (RDM) is an essential part of modern science and research. In order to optimally prepare researchers at RWTH Aachen University for the challenges of handling research data, we offer the RDM II compact workshop once a year. This one-day hands-on workshop takes place on site at the University Library and is aimed at anyone who would like to deepen their knowledge of research data management.

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Workshop zum Management von Forschungsdaten (FDM II-kompakt)

May 22nd, 2024 | by

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, Einmal jährlich bietet das FDM-Team einen eintägigen Kompakt-Workshop (FDM II-kompakt) vor Ort in der Universitätsbibliothek an. Der Hands-On-Workshop bietet die Chance, anhand von praktischen Übungen und im kollegialen Austausch die Inhalte des Selbstlern-Angebots „Überblick zum Management von Forschungsdaten (FDM I)“ zu vertiefen, die Arbeitsweisen zu reflektieren und ggf. zu optimieren. Es werden neben dem Datenmanagement in der Praxis die Themen Datenmanagementpläne, Dokumentation sowie Archivierung und Publikation von Forschungsdaten behandelt und dabei die an der RWTH genutzten Tools Coscine, RDMO, Git/Gitlab und RWTH Publications vorgestellt.

Die ausführliche Kursbeschreibung und Anmeldeoption finden Sie in der Veranstaltungsdatenbank:

Workshop zum Management von Forschungsdaten (FDM II-kompakt)| 13. Juni 2024 | 9 bis 17:00 Uhr | Universitätsbibliothek (Templergraben 61), Raum 313

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Series of Articles: Central RDM Services at RWTH

April 4th, 2024 | by
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We are pleased to present to you – as researchers at RWTH Aachen University – our new series of articles in which we have collected all the information on RWTH’s central RDM services for efficient research data management (RDM). These RDM services are managed by RWTH staff and service managers and are available for you to use.

In the coming weeks, you can look forward to a compact article on each service and get comprehensive information.

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Our Review of RWTH Young Academics Day 2023

September 7th, 2023 | by
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The academic world can be an exciting, but also challenging environment. The pressure to produce research results and compete in a highly competitive environment can often be overwhelming for young academics. To address these challenges and support young researchers, Young Academics Day was held at RWTH Aachen University’s SuperC on September 5, 2023. The event was dedicated to mental health in academic careers and offered a wealth of valuable information. In this article, we have summarized the contents of the event for you.

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Archiving and Publishing Research Data: What’s the Difference?

August 24th, 2023 | by
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(Research) data are the basis of decisions and are becoming more and more important with today’s technologies and possibilities. Thus, the correct management and publication of research data is also taking on an increasingly important role. Two central concepts in this context are archiving and publishing research data. But what exactly do these concepts mean and how do they differ in the research process? In this article, we take a close look at the differences between archiving and publishing research data.

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Do you already have an ORCID?

June 23rd, 2022 | by
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More than 14 million ORCID iDs already exist worldwide (source:

What the ORCID iD is, what advantages it brings you in your everyday research, as well as further information about its use at RWTH Aachen University can be found in this blog post.


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RDM Explained – Benefits and Possibilities of Data Publication

February 10th, 2022 | by
RDM explained - Benefits and Possibilities of Data Publication

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Research data are the raw material of research work and thus decisive for scientific progress. In order to derive the greatest possible benefit from the data, its accessibility and reusability is essential. They should therefore never be stored on a USB stick and disappear in a private drawer.

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Sichtbarmachung von Forschungsergebnissen und -daten im Sonderforschungsbereich 1382

May 12th, 2020 | by

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Lukas C. Bossert vor einem Bcherregal

Lukas C. Bossert ist Data Steward für den Sonderforschungsbereich (SFB) 1382 “Darm-Leber-Achse” am Klinikum und den SFB 917 “Nanoswitches” in der Physik.

Lesen Sie im folgenden Beitrag von Lukas Bossert, wie er die Sichtbarmachung von Forschungsergebnissen und -daten aus dem SFB 1382 unterstützt und welcher Mehrwert daraus gezogen werden kann.
(Anm. d. Red.: Lesen Sie gerne auch das Interview mit Lukas C. Bossert)

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Happy World Digital Preservation Day!

November 7th, 2019 | by
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World Digital Preservation Day am 07.11.

Wie an jedem ersten Donnerstag des Novembers ist auch heute wieder “World Digital Preservation Day”. Der Aktionstag wird von der Digital Preservation Coalition (dpc) ausgerufen:

“Das Ziel des World Digital Preservation Day ist es, ein größeres Bewusstsein für digitale Langzeitarchivierung zu schaffen, was sich in einem breiteren Verständnis niederschlägt, das alle Aspekte der Gesellschaft durchdringt – Wirtschaft, Politikgestaltung, persönliche gute Praktiken.” (Quelle)

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