Exploring and Improving Workflows for the Donation and Curation of Research Data





Research Data Management, Research Data Center, Workflows, Efficiency, Interoperability, Controlled Vocabularies


Managing research data and preparing it for long term archiving at a research data center is a time-consuming, repetitive and error prone process without obvious rewards or incentives. To address these challenges, we aim at the integration of a standard data management tool into one of the research data centers of the German Network of Educational Research Data. The goal is to improve workflows for both, data donors and curators and to explore transferable solutions that allow researchers and curators to work on the same platform when entering and editing metadata.


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How to Cite

Kiesler, N., & Schiffner, D. (2023). Exploring and Improving Workflows for the Donation and Curation of Research Data. Proceedings of the Conference on Research Data Infrastructure , 1. https://doi.org/10.52825/cordi.v1i.284

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Poster presentations II (Call for Papers)
Received 2023-04-22
Accepted 2023-06-30
Published 2023-09-07