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Data Management

What is Research Data Management?

Research data management (RDM) is the care and maintenance of data that is produced during the course of a research cycle. It includes thoughtfully considering how you: 

  • create and organize data 
  • process data
  • analyze data
  • preserve/archive data
  • give access to data 
  • reuse data

Managing your data well is one of the best ways to ensure standardization, reproducibility, and the ability to disseminate your research to others with minimal time and effort.   

Data Sharing and Management Snafu (in three short acts)

This video portrays a data management cautionary tale of what shouldn't happen when a researcher makes a data sharing request.  Topics included are: storage, documentation, and file formats.

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