bw2FDM is the German-language information portal on research data management (FDM). The site introduces the topic of research data management with practice-oriented articles. The articles cover the steps from planning a research project application, working with research data in daily research, implementing the application to publishing the data. The topics of preservation and reuse of the research data generated as well as rights and duties in the handling of research data are also covered. In addition, best-practice examples and information material from the individual scientific disciplines provide suggestions for making data more (re-)usable. FDM initiatives and projects from the German-speaking world are also presented at The platform is edited by a national team of FDM specialists.

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