This guide presents best practices in research data management (RDM), with the purpose of promoting archiving research data in a repository and make it available to all. A growing number of stakeholders in the research community (see the Publishers and Granting Agencies tab) encourage and sometimes require research data management and sharing.
RDM refers to "the processes applied throughout the lifecycle of a research project to guide the collection, documentation, storage, sharing, and preservation of research data, and allows researchers to find and access data." (Digital Research Alliance of Canada)
Here are the steps of RDM presented in this guide, with the aim that research data is eventually shared: