Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Research data management

Further reading

Here you can find further reading about research data management.

Bezjak, Sonja, Clyburne-Sherin, April, Conzett, Philipp, Fernandes, Pedro, Görögh, Edit, Helbig, Kerstin et al. (2018). Open Science Training Handbook (Version 1.0). Zenodo.

Baca, Murtha (2016). Introduction to metadata. Los Angeles: Getty Research Institute.

Sarmiento Soler, Alejandra, Ort, Mara, Steckel, Juliane (2016). An Introduction to Data Management. GFBio. (PDF, 2,5 MB)

Smith, Arfon M., Katz Daniel S., Niemeyer Kyle E., FORCE11 Software Citation Working Group (2016). Software Citation Principles. PeerJ Computer Science 2:e86.

Briney, Kristin (2015). Data management for researchers: Organize, maintain and share your data for research success. Exeter: Pelagic Publ.

Corti, Louise, Eynden, Veerle Van den, Bishop, Libby, Woollard, Matthew (2014). Managing and Sharing Research Data: A Guide to Good Practice. Los Angeles: Sage.

Ray, Joyce M. (ed.) (2014). Research data management: practical strategies for information professionals. West Lafayette, Indiana: Purdue Univ. Press.

Borgman, Christine L. (2012). The conundrum of sharing research data. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology 63(6): 1059-1078.

Mooney, Hailey, Newton, Marc P. (2012). The anatomy of a data citation: Discovery, reuse, and credit. Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication 1(1), eP1035.

Strasser, Carly, Cook, Robert, Michener, William, Budden, Amber (2012). Primer on Data Management: What you always wanted to know. Technical report, DataONE. (PDF, 206 KB)

Dodd, Sue A. (1979). Bibliographic references for numeric social science data files: Suggested guidelines. Journal of the American Society for Information Science 30(2), 77-82.


For more literature about research data management, see Bailey, Charles W. (2017): Research Data Curation Bibliography. Version 5. Houston: Digital Scholarship. Available at:


We compiled a selected bibliography on research data management and libraries for you.

Own surveys and literature of the research data management initiative can be found at publications of RDM initiative.