Search our collection of best-practice guides and skill-building materials for digital research. You will find guides and tools for managing research data, creating and maintaining research software, building digital research skills and more.
Data Sharing Agreement Development Guidelines
Read our guide to developing a data sharing agreement (DSA), which brings clarity to what…
Data Sharing Policy Development Guidelines
Read our guide to developing a data sharing policy (DSP), which can be crucial to…
People Research Data Commons: Feedback from Consultations
A report on the feedback from consultations for the ARDC’s People Research Data Commons.
Planet Research Data Commons: Feedback from Consultations
A report on the feedback from consultations for the ARDC’s Planet Research Data Commons.
Bringing Data to Life: Co-designing a Language Data Commons. A Summary Report
Read the report of the event Bringing Data to Life: Co-Designing a Language Data Commons,…
Making Your Data FAIR: A Flowchart
Use this flowchart to consider how you can make your research data more FAIR.
Guide to Choosing a Data Repository
It can be important to publish your data when you’ve completed your research. Find out…
Understanding How Researchers Find Research Software for Research Practice
Read a report commissioned by the ARDC on how researchers find research software and possible…
Trove Researcher Consultation Report
Findings from consultation with the research community about Trove and how they use it.
Publishing Sensitive Data Guide
Read our guide to publishing sensitive research data so you can make clear, lawful, and…
Working With Sensitive Data
Are you working with sensitive data? Explore this guide to the ethical and legal considerations…
Making Data FAIR
Making data FAIR can accelerate your research impact. This is your guide to making data…
Elicitation of Data Discovery Contexts: An Interview Study
Based on interviews with 24 researchers, an ARDC report looks at the contexts around which…
Consider applying the CARE principles if your research involves handling, managing and/or analysing Indigenous data.
Incentives to Invest in Identifiers Report
A cost benefit analysis report by MoreBrains on persistent identifiers (PIDs) in Australia sets out…
Working With Research Software
Software can be a first-class output of research. Read our best practice guides to learn…
Data Users Flowchart
This ARDC flowchart provides data users with a simple checklist for licensing questions.
We list over 25 research platforms supported by the ARDC ready to use for your…
National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy (NCRIS) Portal
Your portal to NCRIS-funded, national research infrastructure facilities and support.
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