Corti, L., Eynden, V. v. d., Bishop, L., & Woollard, M. (2014). Managing and sharing research data: A guide to good practice. Sage.
Follow the AUT data storage guidelines:
Backup your files/data regularly!
"This report seeks to strengthen the Māori-Crown relationship by building understanding of Māori perspectives on data storage. It also aims to inform discussions and guide government agencies in their decision-making about storing data."
This step is important as it helps you determine the appropriate security and privacy requirements.
Anonymisation involves removal of all data that can be used to identify individual participants in a research project, and for protecting their privacy.
Any restrictions to your data should be recorded in your data management plan.
|Physical location||Guard against unauthorised access to the location
|Network location||Ensure network security
|Computers||Prevent unauthorised access to computers
|Retention||Decide how long the data should be retained
Data preservation involves maintaining, preserving and adding value to research data throughout its lifecycle. It is done after the completion of your research project. Consider the following:
Find more details from the following online guides:
You may use data repositories to find data for your research, or to deposit your own research data. Storing your data in a repository will ensure it is preserved for future use. A repository will assist with data organisation, analysis or metrics, and security. Depositing data in an open data repository may increase visibility and impact.