The MIT Libraries run various workshops to help you gain new skills in research data management, including: 

  • Research Data Management: 101: Do you manage research data here at MIT? This workshop provides you with basic strategies to manage research data. Topics include: best practices for retention and archiving, effective directory structures and naming conventions, good file formats for long-term access, data security and backup options, and metadata, tagging, and citation options. Slides from latest RDM 101 workshop [pdf].

See a schedule of upcoming workshops.