The Planning stage consists of determining what data will be used and what costs and risks are involved with managing the data throughout the research data lifecycle.

Development of a data management plan will help determine what documentation is needed, how to securely manage the data throughout the research data lifecycle, including collection, storage, backups, analysis, collaboration and upon completion of the research project, preservation and final disposal.

ServiceUsersData ClassificationAccessibility
Research Data Management Subject GuideAll--Off campus
Faculty Web SitesFaculty, Staff, StudentsInternal/PublicOff campus
Document ManagerAllHighly SensitiveOff campus
G Suite for Education collaboration tools (students only)StudentsInternal/PublicOff campus
Consultation services for using the Computing Simulation and Landmark Visualization FacilityAllHighly SensitiveOff campus
Researcher PortalAll--Off campus
Consultation services for using the Siku High Performance Computation ClusterAllInternal/PublicOff campus

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