- Data management audit. An audit has been carried out to find out how users manage their data, and how the University supports them. This is the results of an online questionnaire and interviews with 50 researchers. The AIDA (Assessing Institutional Digital Assets) toolkit has been used to benchmark current capability at the departmental/school and institutional level.
- Kick-off workshop. A report on the kick-off workshop held on 24 March 2010, with over 40 attendees, describes the quick wins, long term dreams, and current issues described by the participants.
- Data Management Framework. This section describes the current and proposed future direction, for an integrated data management framework for the University of Southampton. It includes: policy, governance and legal issues; services and infrastructure; gap analysis, and; metadata strategy.
- 5. Pilot implementations. A brief description of the three pilot studies that are being carried out in archaeology, the Nanofabrication Centre, and for a repository meta-search prototype.
Appendices are included with the questionnaire, interview questions, AIDA survey, and funders’ policies.