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Research Data Management: Useful Links

Guidance and support to staff, researchers and students at the University of Southampton

General Guidance

Useful Data Management Plan Tools

Online DMP tool

The Digital Curation Centre also supports a tool - DMPonline - to help create, store and export your DMP. This will allow you to:

  • Tailor the plan to funder and local requirements
  • Export section to a report
  • Share and edit plans jointly with colleagues

Data Management Planning

See also Funder guidance

Metadata Standards and Training

Version Control

Developers use version and revision control software to maintain current and historical versions of files such as source code, web pages, and documentation. Examples of are:

Apache Subversion (SVN), distributed under an open source license.

Git is a free and open source distributed version control system.

Mercurial a free, distributed source control management tool. Help

Contact Serviceline or your iSolutions Business Relationship Manager for further details.

File Formats

File Naming



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