Data Management Support

Last changed: 18 October 2021

Data Management Support assists researchers, doctoral students as well as Environmental monitoring and assessment staff in achieving good data management, from the planning of a project until data is archived and published.

DMS outside of SLU University Library

As of 1 July 2021, SLU’s Data Curation Unit (DCU) and Unit for Data Management Guidance and Development (‘Miljödatastöd’) were merged into the new unit Data Management Support (DMS). See the principal’s decision on the establishment of the Data Management Support (DMS) unit in SLU’s Public 360.

Data Management Support (DMS) at SLU is a university-wide support function. We at DMS provide support to researchers, doctoral students, students as well as environmental monitoring and assessment staff in matters concerning the management of data.

We can assist you with: 

  • Plan data management  (Flaticon)getting started with data management

    • offering training (both individual- and group-based) on all aspects of data management

    • giving workshops/seminars on data management related issues

    • providing guidance on data management, data formats, data documentation, metadata standards, funder requirements, FAIR (Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, Reusable) data, data archiving etc.

  • Plan data management (Flaticon)data management plans (DMP)

    • providing you with a DMP template that meets funders’ (e.g. Formas and VR) expectations

    • offering support in creating a DMP and/or discussing a DMP’s content

    • providing a review service for DMPs

  • Publish and make data available (Flaticon)publishing data

    • providing you with advice on suitable data repositories

    • advising you on how to prepare data prior to publishing and/or archiving

    • reviewing and curating data as part of submissions to the SND research data catalogue.

Please contact DMS via dms@slu.se

DMS staff

Hanna Lindroos
Coordinator; DMS, SLU Library
hanna.lindroos@slu.se, 070-2585978

Mikaela Asplund
Coordinator; DMS, SLU Library
mikaela.asplund@slu.se, 090-7868321

Kerstin Belin
Librarian; DMS and Research Services, SLU Library
kerstin.belin@slu.se, 040-415046

Jürg Brendan Logue
Business developer; DMS, SLU Library
jurg.brendan.logue@slu.se, 018-672880

Cissi Jansson
Business Developer; DMS, SLU Library
cissi.jansson@slu.se, 018-675 287, 073-3545 357

Ida Taberman (curently on leave)
Business Developer; DMS, SLU Library
ida.taberman@slu.se, 090-786 82 16, 070-587 61 65

Ylva Toljander
Librarian; DMS and Research Services, SLU Library
ylva.toljander@slu.se, 072-227 09 48

Hanna Östholm
Archivist; DMS, SLU Library
hanna.ostholm@slu.se, 018-672368

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