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Data Management and Sharing: Welcome

Information for those who wish to know more about writing and implementing plans for data management and sharing

Purpose of Guide

This guide is a supplement to the UNL Research Data Management and Sharing webpage, which outlines services and resources related to research data management and sharing available to UNL researchers.

About the Guide

The guide covers the following areas:

  • Data Management Plans
    An introduction to data management plans, what they are, and why they are both useful and important. In addition, you'll find agency-specific information on data management plan requirements and a checklist of questions to consider as you begin the planning process, as well as a template for and examples of data management plans.
  • Data
    Details relating to the day-to-day management of your digital data, including file format types, file organization, and file naming conventions
  • Metadata
    Metadata, or "data about data" is how you describe and provide context to the data generated during a research project.
  • Storage
    Information on data storage and backup during a research project
  • Security
    Security includes the physical security of data hardware, data access, and ensuring the integrity of data.
  • Preservation
    Information related to the long-term preservation of data following project completion
  • Sharing
    Information related to sharing and re-use of research data

Research Data Services Librarian

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Leslie Delserone
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