The University of Tartu Library teaches open science, research data management and the creation of data management plans. There are three supporting courses available.


Introduction to Information Research (Sissejuhatus erialainfootsingusse) (OIAO.06.051) is a course for PhD students that gives an overview of information research and teaches how to use databases and research data repositories. It also gives an introduction to data management and shows how DOI is given to a dataset. 

Research Data Management and Publishing (Teadusandmete haldus ja publitseerimine) (LTOM.00.007) is a course for PhD students which is created in collaboration with the University of Tartu Museum of Natural History and data management platform PlutoF. In this course, you can find information about open science and publishing with open access. You will get to know how to create a data management plan and how to search data from different open data repositories. The second part of the course teaches how to make research data into machine-readable FAIR data. 

Study materials: Research Data Management and Publishing

Research Integrity: Framework Requirements, Values and Principles of Action (Hea teadus: raamnõuded, väärtused ja tegevuspõhimõtted) (HVFI.01.002) is an elective course for all PhD students. In this course, you can find principles and guidelines for how to process research data to make it easily findable and reusable. A part of this course is also dedicated to open science and research data.


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