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How to start a Research Data Centre?

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Buck, D., Croisier, J., Eder, C., Hoffstätter, U., Jansen, M., Meyermann, A., & Pascal Siegers (2022). Handreichung: Forschungsdatenzentren gründen. RatSWD Working Paper 280/2022. Berlin, Rat für Sozial- und Wirtschaftsdaten (RatSWD).

Accessibility of research data is currently a central topic of science policy. The German government, for example, recommends in its data strategy, among other measures, the reinforcement of research data centers (RDC). This handout is intended to provide an initial insight into the tasks and the structures of research data centers.