UAB provides several options for secure working data storage. UAB IT staff can provide advice on the options that are best suited for your project. To explore UAB options go to the IT Self Service Page and enter “storage” in the search box.
Best Practices for Managing Research Data
Several UAB units provide guidance on best practices for responsible data management. Consult these links to be sure you are in compliance with the latest standards.
- Guidelines for Data Collection, Documentation, and Storage (from OVPRED)
- Data Custodian Responsibilities (from IT)
- Data Protection and Security Policy
As you begin to collect data, think about how that data is described so that when you eventually deposit the data, it can be understood and properly reused by others. Here are some resources to help you in applying metadata.