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[1196] - Research data management services for a multidisciplinary, collaborative research project: Design and implementation of the TR32DB project database

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Curdt, C., Hoffmeister, D., 2015. Research data management services for a multidisciplinary, collaborative research project: Design and implementation of the TR32DB project database. Program, 49 (4), 494 - 512. DOI: 10.1108/PROG-02-2015-0016.
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Title(s):Main Title: Research data management services for a multidisciplinary, collaborative research project: Design and implementation of the TR32DB project database
Description(s):Abstract: Purpose: Research data management (RDM) comprises all processes, which ensure that research data are well-organized, documented, stored, backed up, accessible, and reusable. RDM systems form the technical framework. The purpose of this paper is to present the design and implementation of a RDM system for an interdisciplinary, collaborative, long-term research project with focus on Soil-Vegetation-Atmosphere data. Design/methodology/approach: The presented RDM system is based on a three-tier (client-server) architecture. This includes a file-based data storage, a database-based metadata storage, and a self-designed user-friendly web-interface. The system is designed in cooperation with the local computing centre, where it is also hosted. A self-designed interoperable, project-specific metadata schema ensures the accurate documentation of all data. Findings: A RDM system has to be designed and implemented according to requirements of the project participants. General challenges and problems of RDM should be considered. Thus, a close cooperation with the scientists obtains the acceptance and usage of the system. Originality/value: This paper provides evidence that the implementation of a RDM system in the provided and maintained infrastructure of a computing centre offers many advantages. Consequently, the designed system is independent of the project funding. In addition, access and re-use of all involved project data is ensured. A transferability of the presented approach to another interdisciplinary research project was already successful. Furthermore, the designed metadata schema can be expanded according to changing project requirements.
Identifier(s):DOI: 10.1108/PROG-02-2015-0016
Responsible Party
Creator(s):Author: Constanze Curdt
Author: Dirk Hoffmeister
Publisher:Emerald Insight
Topic
TR32 Topic:Other
Related Sub-project(s):Z1
Subject(s):CRC/TR32 Keywords: Data Management, Metadata
Topic Category:GeoScientificInformation
File Details
File Name:Curdt_2015_Program.pdf
Data Type:Text
File Size:358 kB (0.35 MB)
Date(s):Date Submitted: 2015-02-07
Date Accepted: 2015-07-14
Mime Type:application/pdf
Data Format:PDF
Language:English
Status:Completed
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Download Permission:OnlyOwnSubproject
General Access and Use Conditions:According to the TR32DB data policy agreement.
Access Limitations:According to the TR32DB data policy agreement.
Licence:TR32DB Data policy agreement
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Measurement Region:Other
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Specific Informations - Publication
Status:Published
Review:PeerReview
Year:2015
Type:Article
Article Type:Journal
Source:Program
Issue:4
Volume:49
Page Range:494 - 512
Metadata Details
Metadata Creator:Constanze Curdt
Metadata Created:2015-11-04
Metadata Last Updated:2015-11-04
Subproject:Z1
Funding Phase:3
Metadata Language:English
Metadata Version:V41
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