NII developed GakuNin RDM in response to the Japanese government’s policy on science and technology, as well as the international trend toward open science. The GakuNin RDM service supports researchers’ data management, from daily research activities in the laboratory to publicly funded research projects. In addition to enabling collaborators to manage and share data across organizations, the service can also be linked with various cloud services and research software.
From another perspective, GakuNin RDM is expected to suppress operations that lead to research misconduct owing to a trail management function to record the operation history of research data saved in the system. By preventing research misconduct before research results are published, and by serving as a starting point for research data to be properly published and discovered, GakuNin RDM can support the future