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Below a list of tools and manuals to make your research data management easier.
Do not hesitate to contact us if you need further assistance on one of these tools. We also give training sessions on several of these subjects.

Research Data Life Cycle

Subject Tool
PLAN
Structure Data management plan (DMP) DMPonline
DMPonline manual (pdf)
File managers Open source file managers
File versioning Github
SVN
File naming Best Practices
Folder structure Organize files, folders
PRESERVE
Storage Google drive Google drive
Metadata Generic standard Dublin core generator
Discipline-specific standard Dcc
rd-alliance
FOSB standard (coming soon)  
Interoperable collaboration PID Persistent identifier
Open file formats DANS formats
UK Data table
ELN/EDC Centrally supported
- Castor EDC
- Signals Notebook
- ELabFTW
- OSF

Matrices
- Harvard Medical School
- Cambridge
- List of requirements (JISC)

Document Repository finder Re3Data
Datacite
README- Templates Cornell
Harvard
SHARE & REUSE
Share Sharing datasets
Regulatory and ethics guidance
genomic and health-related
Dataseer
Ga4gh
License chooser Creative commons
Choosealicense
Reuse Accuracy Open refine
ETHICAL & LEGAL
Self-assessment tools Ethics self-assessment (Horizon 2020) EC Europa (pdf)
List of Ethical, Legal and Social Implications (ELSI)  Scilifelab
Genomic and health-related data  ga4gh
Consent form examples UK data service
SECURITY
Encryption Full-disk encryption Windows: Bitlocker, Configuration
Mac: Filevault
Full-disk & password-based encryption Veracrypt
Password-based encryption IBM SPSS 
7-zip
AEScrypt
Office programs:
Microsoft Office, OpenOffice
Anonymize / Pseudonymize Anonymize / Pseudonymize Amnesia
ARX
SdcMicro
NLM scrubber
Openpseudonymiser
Audacity
FAIR
FAIR Self-assessment tools Dans
Fairaware
F-UJI

A more extensive list can be found on the RDM-kit website from Elixir.

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