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Research Data Management at LSE

This website provides information and guidance for researchers on Research Data Management (RDM).

LSE Library offers a service to assist with the management of research data at all stages of the research lifecycle, drawing on external and internal support and policies. This reflects LSE's recognition of research data as a valuable asset to be looked after and shared wherever possible. 

The service is here to help you:

  • Understand  expectations of LSE, research funders, and academic journals in sharing research data. 
  • Manage  research data from planning through to finishing a research project.
  • Describe data for use or re-use in your research.
  • Preserve  and share data in a suitable data archive or repository with an appropriate re-use license. 

If the information you want is not covered in these pages, please contact us at datalibrary@lse.ac.uk.

Planning research

How to plan your research using good research data management principles.


What does LSE and your research funder expect?

Re-using data

Finding re-usable data, interpreting licensing and citing data you have referred to in your research.

Doing research

Considerations to bear in mind when doing your research to foster good research data management practice, including both legal and technical matters.

Finishing research

Selecting and preparing your data for storage, and where to archive your data, including options provided by LSE.

Sharing data

Why share your research data? How to share your data for re-use and citation, and how to license your data.

Contact and help

How to get in touch and where to find information on training and other useful resources.