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Research Data

A guide for locating, managing, and sharing research data.
Planning

Design research
Plan data management
Plan consent for sharing
Plan data collection, processing protocols, and templates
Explore existing data sources

Collecting Collect data
Captures data with metadata
Acquire existing third party data
Processing & Analyzing

Enter, digitize, transcribe, and translate data
Check, validate, clean, anonymize
Derive data
Describe and document data
Manage and store data
Analyze and interpret data
Produce research outputs
Cite data sources

Publishing & Sharing Establish copyright
Create user documentation
Create discovery metadata
Select appropriate access to data
Publish / share data
Promote data
Preserving Migrate data to best format / media
Store and back up data
Create preservation documentation
Preserve and curate data
Re-using Conduct secondary analysis
Undertake follow-up research
Conduct research reviews
Scrutinize findings
Use data for teaching and learning