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Investigator Toolkit - Compendium of familiar tools and extensions designed to interface with DataONE.

Data Management Planning - Information and resources on Data Management Planning, including access to the DMPTool, an application that guides you through the process of writing a Data Management Plan that meetings the requirements of one of multiple U.S. funding agencies/directorates.

Software Tools Catalog - A comprehensive, searchable database of software tools that will facilitate your research, a complied and edited by members of the DataONE network.

Webinars - The DataONE Webinar Series is designed to engage participants in relevant and cutting-edge topics within the Earth and environmental sciences.


Publications - Articles resulting from DataONE activities and publications referencing DataONE.

Best Practices - A comprehensive, searchable database of best practices for data management and use across the whole Data Life Cycle, compiled and edited by members of the DataONE network. Includes an introductory 'primer' document on working with data.

Data Life Cycle - The data life cycle provides a high level overview of the stages involved in successful management and preservation of data for use and reuse.

User Personas - DataONE has developed several 'personas' that exemplify how DataONE can support the data needs of a wide range of the community. Read about peoples' motivations, frustrations, expectations and solutions in this set of personas that also guide you in understanding how DataONE might enable new, more efficient practices.

Researcher's Guide - A Roadmap for researchers working with DataONE.

Librarian Outreach Kit - A Librarian Outreach Kit with information and resources of value to institutional librarians.

Developer Resources - Links to information and resources for developers wishing to engage with the DataONE infrastructure.

Research Notebooks - Open notebook environment for DataONE research activities and Summer Internships.

Coffeehouse - An external site aggregating posts about data management from around the internet.