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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.
Details relating to the day-to-day management of your digital data, including file format types, file organization, and file naming conventions
Metadata, or "data about data" is how you describe and provide context to the data generated during a research project.
Information on data storage and backup during a research project
Security includes the physical security of data hardware, data access, and ensuring the integrity of data.
Information related to the long-term preservation of data following project completion
Information related to sharing and re-use of research data
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