DataONE - The DataONE Best Practices database provides individuals with recommendations on how to effectively work with their data through all stages of the data lifecycle.
DCC (Digital Curation Centre) How-to Guides & Checklists - Provides background concepts and practical steps aiming to help people in research or support roles implement data management capabilities in their organisation, or better align them with best practices.
"Research data means data in the form of facts, observations, images, computer program results, recordings, measurements or experiences on which an argument, theory, test or hypothesis, or another research output is based. Data may be numerical, descriptive, visual or tactile. It may be raw, cleaned or processed, and may be held in any format or media." -- QUT Management of research data policy
By managing your data you will:
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