CKAN is an open-source DMS (data management system) for powering data hubs and data portals. CKAN makes it easy to publish, share and use data. It powers datahub.io, catalog.data.gov and data.gov.uk among many other sites.
This is a hands-on guide for researchers who want to prepare their research data for depositing it in an archive or repository. It also contains practical advice regarding day-to-day data-management best practices.