There have been some questions about how to make the case for research data management in institutions. The DCC (Digital Curation Center) in the UK has released a briefing paper that addresses this issue:
Making the Case for Research Data Management
By Angus Whyte (DCC) and Jonathan Tedds (University of Leicester)
Published: 1 September 2011
This briefing paper aims to help managers in research institutions build support for developing new services for research data management. It also gives a brief snapshot of the JISC-led programmes on Managing Research Data and Shared Services and the Cloud.
Please cite as: Whyte, A., Tedds, J. (2011). ‘Making the Case for Research Data Management’. DCC Briefing Papers. Edinburgh: Digital Curation Centre. Available online: http://www.dcc.ac.uk/resources/briefing-papers