Curate and Preserve Data
There is a need to encode data in a format that will be accessible in the long-term, apply a retention schedule that enables further use, and store it in a managed environment that will ensure its long-term curation and preservation.
For one-to-one advice and guidance on how digital curation and preservation issues relate to your project, please contact the Research Data Management Support Service.
Choosing file formats
Guidance on choosing file formats that are likely to be accessible and usable in the long-term
Determine retention requirements for research data
Learn about the various requirements and obligations that may limit the minimum and maximum time period that research data is held for
Locate a data repository to curate your research
A data repository will handle the process of curating, preserving, and sharing research data. Learn about the different repositories available for use