The purpose of this guide is to provide information and links to resources about the topic of research data management, seeking to:
Data Management is practiced differently among researchers in different disciplines, so if this guide fails to address your area of research, let me know via email.
"Data management" is a term that covers an array of practies related to the storage, organization, description, and long-term preservation of "data," or research materials. A researcher's "data" could be the observations, notes, simulations, facts, or other material that informs and underpins his or her scholarly work.
Several stakeholders benefit from good data management, starting with the data producer.