The Toolkit expands on the issues outlined in the LERU Roadmap for Research Data (2013). It is nearly 200 pages long, and includes:
23 Best-Practice Case Studies from institutions around the world, drawn from issues in the original LERU Roadmap;
8 Main Sections, on topics such as Policy and Leadership, Open Data, Advocacy and Costs;
One Model RDM Policy, produced by the University of Vienna and accompanied by guidance and an overview of 20 RDM policies across Europe;
An Executive Briefing in six languages, aimed at senior institutional decision makers.