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Trainings are free and open to UF all faculty, students and staff. Learn practical strategies for best managing your research data. This workshop includes questions to consider when creating a data management plan, with a focus on the DMPTool and tools for sharing your data at the University of Florida. Topics include metadata and annotation, file formats and organization, storage, backups and security, and data sharing. Contact me or your liaison librarian/subject specialist for small group or departmental presentations.
Your data partners:
Other data-related resources on campus:
"Research data is defined as the recorded factual material commonly accepted in the scientific community as necessary to validate research findings" (OMB, Circular A-110)
What constitutes “data” covered by a Data Management Plan?
Looking for more data-related definitions?
Check out the Data Thesaurus from the National Network of Libraries of Medicine.
Some of the benefits of proper data management are:
Modified from Beagrie et al. (2009) Keeping Research Data Safe 2
from NYU Health Sciences Libraries, "a mini series showing a data management horror story."