You can use this service to store primary data and associated documentation from research projects being conducted at Griffith University.
The university is offering this service specifically to help researchers fulfil the requirements of the Australian Code for Responsible Conduct of Research and Griffith's Best Practice Guidelines for Researchers: Managing Research Data and Primary Materials.
This service should not be used to store information that you do not have permission to share because of copyright (e.g. articles downloaded from subscription library databases) or ethical or contractual restrictions.
If your data is sensitive in any way, you must carefully assess any service you use to store and share it. At a minimum, you should:
A lot of research data does not require security controls above and beyond the University's standard practices. This service:
You can also adopt good security practices as an individual and within your research team, such as:
Your research data might warrant special security controls if its unauthorised release could:
If you are unsure about whether your data requires extra security controls, please seek advice from the research ethics and integrity service in the Office for Research or eResearch Services.
If your research project has complex storage needs, please contact eResearch Services support team for further discussion on options available for you.
If you are unsure about whether your data requires extra security controls, please seek advice from the research ethics and integrity service in the Office for Research.
From Finder select the Go menu item, then use the Connect to server option on the menu dropdown.
Once the network folder interface pops up use smb://researchdata.student.ad.griffith.edu.au/data as the folder address.
Once you have completed these steps you will be presented with a finder window showing the Research Drive and all the folders you have access to.
From My Computer select the Map network drive menu item
Once the server selection interface pops up use \\researchdata.student.ad.griffith.edu.au\data as the server address.
Once you have completed these steps you will be presented with a Windows Explorer window showing the Research Drive mounted on your system.