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Data Management

Research Data Management Research data, whether made up of spreadsheets, interview transcripts, image collections, digital records, or other material is crucial to your research career

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What is data management?

Proper data management will save you time and headaches at all stages of the research process. We can help with you creating a data management plan, providing best practices data management advice, making your datasets discoverable in data repositories, as well as with documentation and metadata standards.

What does data management include?

  • Designating responsibilities of all parties involved in performing the research.
  • Determining how data will be securely stored and backed up.
  • Utilizing file formats that allow for data re-use, sharing, and long-term access.
  • Creating documentation and standardized metadata to ensure collaborators and potentially other scholars can make use of your data.
  • Identifying how (or if) your data may be shared for verification, re-use, or other purposes.
  • Ensuring that any shared data does not reveal confidential information.

Where is it located?

Lab NEXT


Hours

Monday to Friday 9:00AM to 7:00PM

Saturday & Sunday 12:00PM to 4:00PM

John Brosz

John Brosz

Research Data & Visualization Coordinator

Kathryn Ruddock

Kathryn Ruddock

Manager, Digitization & Repository Services