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Research Data Management

Upcoming McGill Library RDM Workshops

Tuesday, October 12, 2021, 10 am: Introduction to Research Data Management

Tuesday, October 12, 2021, 2 pm: How to Write a Data Management Plan

Wednesday, October 13, 2021, 10 am: Organizing your Data

Wednesday, October 13, 2021, 2 pm: Introduction to SPSS

Monday, October 18, 2021, 10 am: Introduction to Working with Data in Excel

Wednesday, October 20, 2021, 10 am: Yes, That's Data! Demystifying and Finding Data in the Humanities

Wednesday, October 20, 2021, 3 pm: Research Data Management for Social Sciences

Monday, October 25, 2021, 12 pm: The Future is Open: Becoming an Open Researcher

Wednesday, October 27, 2021, 2 pm: Publishing Data with the McGill Dataverse

Monday, November 15, 2021, 10 am: Intermediate Data Analysis in Excel

Thursday, November 18, 2021, 11:30 am: Intro to LaTeX

Previous Workshops

Introduction to Research Data Management

How to Write a Data Management Plan

Making Your Data Open Access

Research Data Management In Depth

Research Data Management for Social Sciences and Humanities

Open Science Best Practices: How to Write Your Neuroimaging Data Management Plan in 15 Minutes


All workshop materials (e.g. slides) are licensed under CC-0, public domain.

You do not have to ask our permission to re-use and copy information from these slides. Take note that some of the materials referenced in the slides might be copyright protected or shared under an attribution license (CC-BY) — if so, this will be indicated with a citation for that slide.

We have tried to acknowledge all our sources. If for some reason we have forgotten to provide you with proper credits, it has not been done with malicious intent. Feel free to contact us for any corrections.

Further RDM Training Resources

Recordings of previous training sessions:

Portage is offering a series of webinars on RDM-related topics and training. Recordings of trainings can be found on the CARL youtube channel.

The following Portage webinars offer overviews of specific RDM topics that might be of particular interest:

Portage has also released French versions of training videos on the Federated Research Data Repository (FRDR):

Training Modules:

Portage has also developed an "RDM 101" brief overview course consisting of short modules.

MANTRA is also a free online "course" on RDM, maintained by the University of Edinburgh.


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Alisa Rod
McGill University Library
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Montreal, QC H3A 1B9

Research Data Management Specialist


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Sandy Hervieux
McLennan Library Building
3459 McTavish Street
Montreal, Quebec H3A 0C9

Liaison Librarian

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Nu Ree Lee
McLennan Library Building
3459 McTavish St, Montreal, QC H3A 0C9
Floor 6, M-635

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