Category Archives: Writing

DMP Online

Funding bodies increasingly require their grant-holders to produce a Data Management Plan (DMP), both during the bid-preparation stage and after funding has been secured. DMPonline helps research teams respond to this requirement.
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Data management checklist

Numerous aspects of research data management should be considered and addressed at the beginning of the research. Use this checklist to follow best practices for your data management plan.
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What is research data management

Research data management (RDM) includes all measures taken to ensure that data is and remains usable. For this to be successful and sustainable, data management must be established as an integral part of the research processes and form a part of scholars’ routines so they can actively and consciously shape the lifecycle of their research data. In this toolbox, you will find a series of posts about the management of research data.
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Academic blogs

A few tips for academic bloggers and a list of academic multi-author-blogs (MABs) for African Studies.
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Writing Tools

Editing and typesetting large (long) documents can quickly become unwieldy using a simple word processor like MS Word. This is where LaTeX, a document preparation system for high-quality typesetting becomes useful.
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Citing websites

You want to cite websites in your research and want to make sure that, when someone reads your work in the future, they don't hit "page not found" notifications when websites move or are deleted?
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