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Acknowledgements

Research Data MANTRA is an open educational resource maintained as part of the University of Edinburgh's Research Data Service. The original MANTRA project was funded by the Jisc Managing Research Data Programme, 2009-11.

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MANTRA course website

Web design and development : Jackie Clark
Banner images:
backlit buddha by .ash on Flickr (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) http://www.flickr.com/photos/ashclements/62704073/.
Tibetan Hevajra mandala by Wonderlane on Flickr (CC-BY when downloaded 22/09/2011).

Content creators

Co-creators: Robin Rice, Dr Cuna Ekmekcioglu and Stuart Macdonald
Lead Editor: Dr Bob Sanders

A YouTube playlist for each unit is available on the Data Library channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/maltsvid

Credits within learning units

Research data in context - credits
Author Dr Bob Sanders
Images Pg. 2. 'School of Architecture' image by University of Edinburgh
(Copyright of the University of Edinburgh,
reuse with the permission of Communications and Marketing)
Pg. 4. 'Data slide' by bionicteaching on Flickr (CC-BY-NC 2.0),
https://www.flickr.com/photos/bionicteaching/2920562020/
Pg. 15. 'Mutation Rate' by Conor Lawless on Flickr (CC-BY 2.0),
https://www.flickr.com/photos/conchur/348071400
Pg. 17. 'Big Data' image by BBVAtech (CC-BY 2.0),
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8438/7979558647_e413ea9b86_z_d.jpg
Pg. 19. 'Data Science' image,
created for MANTRA course by project team (CC-BY).
Pg. 21. 'Academic Registry' image by Paul Dodds,
(Copyright of the University of Edinburgh,
reuse with the permission of Communications and Marketing)
Videos Pg. 6. 'Primary data versus secondary data' featuring Prof John MacInnes,
created for MANTRA by project team (CC-BY).
Available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G8lonzDwYsQ
Pg. 8. 'Limitations of secondary data' featuring Prof John MacInnes,
created for MANTRA by project team (CC-BY).
Available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xlQMVV7VJtA
Pg. 10. 'Challenges in working with spatial data' featuring Ellie Bates,
created for MANTRA by project team (CC-BY).
Available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lkJrlS4fMNY
Pg. 20. 'What is Machine Learning?' by OxfordSparks (CC-BY).
Available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f_uwKZIAeM0

Data management planning - credits
Author Dr Cuna Ekmekcioglu
Images Pg. 7. 'Research data lifecycle' image created for MANTRA by project team (CC-BY).
Pg. 13. 'Data processing black box' image from Williams et al. (2017)
"Clinical code set engineering for reusing EHR data for research: A review",
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbi.2017.04.010
Image reproduced and modified under a CC-BY license.
Videos Pg. 2. 'Research in 3 Minutes: Research Data Management' by Cambridge University (CC-BY).
Available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-xwC7R9Km1c
Pg. 4. 'Data management planning' clip featuring Robin Rice,
created by the Research Data Service, University of Edinburgh (CC-BY).
Part of 'How making a Data Management Plan can help you',
full video available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kQNp7w2Ty0M
Pg. 8. 'University of Edinburgh Research Data Service'
created by the Research Data Service, University of Edinburgh (CC-BY).
Available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cuaAVum9mZk
Pg. 16. 'Data management planing tools' clip featuring Dr Niamh Moore,
created by the Research Data Service, University of Edinburgh (CC-BY).
Part of 'How making a Data Management Plan can help you',
full video available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kQNp7w2Ty0M
Pg. 20. 'DMPonline and research support services' clip featuring Lis,
created by the Research Data Service, University of Edinburgh (CC-BY).
Part of 'How making a Data Management Plan can help you',
full video available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kQNp7w2Ty0M
Other Pg. 18. Data Management Plan Checklist,
based on Digital Curation Centre (DCC) DMP Checklist (PDF, 75.7KB),
http://www.dcc.ac.uk/sites/default/files/documents/resource/DMP_Checklist_2013.pdf

Organising data - credits
Author Dr Bob Sanders and Jennifer Daub
Images Pg. 5. 'Removing paper files from box' by WD Store on Flickr (CC-BY 2.0),
https://www.flickr.com/photos/152864051@N02/36478098435/
Pg. 10. Standoff Laser Spectroscopy System image
by Oak Ridge National Laboratory on Flickr (CC-BY 2.0),
https://www.flickr.com/photos/oakridgelab/4387619052/
Pg. 13. 'African scientists working as a team' by Excelz on Wikimedia (CC-SA 4.0),
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:A_group_of_African_scientists_working_as_a_team.jpg/
Pg. 14. 'Versioning PhD thesis files' image, created for MANTRA by project team (CC-BY).
Pg. 17. 'SPSS syntax' image, created for MANTRA by project team (CC-BY).
Videos Pg. 3. 'Good file management in research' featuring Prof. Jeff Haywood,
created for MANTRA course by project team (CC-BY).
Available at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i2jcOJOFUZg/
Pg. 9. 'Writing your DMP' featuring Prof Dave Anderson.
Available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z_ysxiAGKC8/
pG. 21. 'RSpace intro' by ResearchSpace.
Available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nlgSiZHze70/

File formats & transformation - credits
Author Robin Rice
Images Image by Psychemedia on Flickr (CC-BY).
Binary, by Xerones on Flickr (CC-BY-NC).
Sony Walkman, by splorp on Flickr (CC-BY-NC-ND).
Zipper, by mistercam on Flickr (CC-BY-NC-ND).
letter-fall3d and Digital image, both by DaveBleasdale on Flickr (CC-BY).
Videos Video featuring Prof Stephen Lawrie,
created for MANTRA course by project team (CC-BY).
Available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oQiIZEHNf1Y

Documentation & metadata - credits
Author Robin Rice, Dr Cuna Ekmekcioglu
Images Image by mbrill Bill Bradford on Flickr (CC-BY 2.0),
http://www.flickr.com/photos/mrbill/3452943573/
The map image was adapted by Pauline Ward from “folded map” by crisg on openclipart
http://openclipart.org/detail/182166/folded-map-by-crisg-182166
Videos Featuring Prof John MacInnes,
created for MANTRA course by project team (CC-BY).
Available at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ebaiwg08CW8
Featuring Gitit Kadar Satat,
created for MANTRA course by project team (CC-BY).
Available at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OAlTiODnPwg
Guide to keeping a lab notebook, by C4CFeatures,
Available at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MgVbXMD-e-w
Included without changes according to the YouTube terms of use.
Other Online documentation snippet from ESDS Qualidata:
Edwardians: Family Life and Work Experience Before 1918, 1870-1973 (SN 2000).
Professor Paul Thompson. Used with permission as CC-BY.
Lab notebook insert, embedded URL from Wikipedia,
included without changes according to the terms of use,
Available at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lab_notebook.
‘View history’ for entry contributors.

Storage and security - credits
Author Dr Cuna Ekmekcioglu
Images kuddlyteddybear2004 on flickr
Confidential waste by DaveBleasdale on Flickr (CC BY 2.0).
Videos Featuring Prof Jeff Haywood,
created for MANTRA course by project team (CC-BY).
Available at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n_1XFKYAcoI
Featuring Prof Lynn Jamieson,
created for MANTRA course by project team (CC-BY).
Available http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eDclTVUyf_k
Video featuring Prof Richard Rodger,
created for MANTRA course by project team (CC-BY).
Available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jX-XNo8KbOo
Featuring Prof John MacInnes
created for MANTRA course by project team (CC-BY).
Available at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1VPBtJAa9Ic
Simply Storage: Storage Management, by delllargeenterprise
Available at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rw40Y-8o_1g.
Included without changes according to the YouTube terms of use
Video featuring Ellie Bates,
created for MANTRA course by project team (CC-BY).
Available at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h4PChTOLDxk

Protecting sensitive data - credits
Author Dr Bob Sanders
Images Pg. 2. 'Right and wrong way sign' by Tumisu on pixabay.
https://pixabay.com/photos/ethics-right-wrong-ethical-moral-2991600/.
(Pixabay image license: Free for commercial use; No attribution required)
Pg. 5. 'GDPR Data Protection Principles',
created for MANTRA by project team (CC-BY).
Pg. 8. 'Consent checkbox and pen' image by Catkin on pixabay.
https://pixabay.com/photos/consent-ankreuzen-english-check-off-2052052/.
(Pixabay image license: Free for commercial use; No attribution required).
Pg. 12. 'Privacy by design' created for MANTRA by project team (CC-BY),
incorporating 'Smartphone security' image by BiljaST on pixabay
https://pixabay.com/photos/cyber-security-smartphone-cell-phone-2765707/.
(Pixabay image license: Free for commercial use; No attribution required).
Videos Pg. 9. 'Written consent' featuring Prof Lynn Jamieson,
created for MANTRA course by project team (CC-BY).
Available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M0tRSQx-cfQ
Pg. 17. 'Sharing data from research participants' by Library Research Support (University of Bristol).
Used following YouTube standard terms of use.
Available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gFNznhqrpIs

FAIR sharing and access - credits
Author Dr Bob Sanders and Robin Rice
Images Pg. 2. 'EnZmap with legend’ image by Marc Metzger (DataShare, CC BY 4.0).
Available at https://doi.org/10.7488/ds/2356
Pg. 4. 'Benefits of data sharing' image by Ubiquity Press (CC BY).
From https://www.ubiquitypress.com/
Pg. 7. '2020 Coronavirus cases by date of report' image by Phoenix7777 (wikimedia, CC SA).
Available at https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:2020_coronavirus_cases_by_date_of_report.svg
Pg. 8. 'Open licence buttons for websites' image by Open Knowledge Foundation (CC BY).
Available at http://opendefinition.org/buttons/
Pg. 9. 'CC licenses' image by MANTRA team, based on content by Creative Commons (CC BY)
Available at https://creativecommons.org/licenses/
Pg. 13. 'GoFAIR logo' image by GoFAIR (CC BY).
Available at https://www.go-fair.org/
Pg. 15. 'Edinburgh DataShare open data repository' image by MANTRA team (CC BY).
Includes detail from 'Europe's natural treasures - an illustrated ecosystem services map' by Metzger et al. (2018). (CC BY).
Available at https://doi.org/10.7488/ds/2320
Videos Pg. 3. 'Data Sharing, Part 1 of 3 - Request' by New York University Health Sciences Libraries, (CC BY)
Used following YouTube standard terms of use.
Available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RVZbk3GEVSw
Pg. 5. 'Making research data available' clip featuring Dr Marc Metzger,
created by the Research Data Service, University of Edinburgh (CC BY).
Part of 'Case study: Dr Marc Metzger (Climate science)'.
Full video available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BjcbS3XwSTY
Pg. 14. 'APA explains: data sharing' by American Psychological Association (CC BY).
Used following YouTube standard terms of use.
Available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D-KlMPG_MhQ

Data handling tutorial creators

Credits
Editors: Robin Rice (lead), Anne Donnelly, Stuart Macdonald, Laine Ruus, Rocio von Jungenfeld, Pauline Ward
Authors: SPSS Practical: Laine Ruus, Data Library. Loosely based on previous version by Joan Corbett, Scottish Centre for Social Research
R Practical: Dr Duncan Smallman
ArcGIS Practical: James Crone, EDINA
NVIVO Practical: Dr Aikaterini Chatsiou, UK Data Archive
The University of Edinburgh
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