• 23 Things for Research Data Management
    The Research Data Alliance has defined 23 things that are very helpful for libraries - but not only them - for research data management.
  • Research Data? Research Data!
    The video tutorial (German only) provides students with basic information on research data at KIT
  • Research Data Management
    This document is intended to provi-de basic guidance to researchers who work with digital data as well as all stakeholders with an interest in this issue and also provides advice on sources of further information. It was prepared by the Research Data Working Group in the Priority Initiative “Digital Information” of the Alliance of German Science Orga-nisations
  • ELN-Wegweiser
    The guide (German only) provides information about ELNs for information infrastructure managers and researchers and supports the the process of choosing a suitable tool
  • Recommendations on FAIR metrics for EOSC
    This publication contains an analysis of activities relevant to the definition of FAIR Metrics in the EOSC context.
  • Praxishandbuch Forschungsdatenmanagement
    This handbook (German only) provides a comprehensive overview of the topic and is available open access from De Gruyter Saur.
  • Datenstrategie der Bundesregierung
    This publication (German only) refer among other things to high quality data from research and education.
  • Einstieg ins Forschungsdatenmanagement in den Geowissenschaften
    EWIG-Project: Bertelmann, R. et al., 2014. DOI: (German only)
  • Forschungsdatenmanagement sozialwissenschaftlicher Umfragedaten
    U. Jensen, S. Netscher, K. Weller, 2019 DOI:  An open access available book with practical solutions on how to handle quantitative research and survey data in social sciences (German only)
  • Data Management Expert Guide
    An expert guide for social science researchers to make their research data findable, accessible, interoperable and reusable according to the FAIR principles. It is provided by the Consortium of European Social Science Data Archive (CESSDA) Training Working Group.
  • Open Science Factsheet No. 2: Practical Steps Towards Open and Reproducible Research
  • Bausteine Forschungsdatenmanagement
    Open-Access-Journal (German only)
  • Open Science practical tips
    The Open-Science-Magazine of the ZBW (Leibniz Information Center for Economics) has brought together the collected worksheets and practical tips for business researchers in three parts (German only):
    Part 1: Open Science in der täglichen wissenschaftlichen Arbeit umsetzen 
    Part 2: Tipps für die Wissenschaftskommunikation mit Social Media
    Part 3: 20 Worksheets für mehr Open Science im wirtschaftswissenschaftlichen Alltag
  • Online-Selbstlernmodul für Exzellenz-Cluster „3D Matter Made to Order“ zum Thema Forschungsdatenmanagement (German only)
  • Guideline Report on Research Integrity and Open Science der ERAC Standing Working Group on Open Science and Innovation
  • Glossary Research Data Management
  • Leitfaden - Verantwortungsvoller Umgang mit Forschungsdaten, AK FDM 2020 Best-Practice-Advice (German only)
  • Standards of Futures Research, Guidelines for Practice and Evaluation