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Best practices for data management

Stanford University Libraries have created an introductory guide to Data Best Practices. This guide will walk you through the basics of data management: file naming, file formats, versioning, and creating metadata.

DataONE offers a comprehensive database of research data management best practices. The Best Practices Primer serves as a good introduction for those new to data management.

ICPSR (the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research) of which Drexel University is a member, provides a Guide to Social Science Data Preparation and Archiving, which includes details on preparing and archiving research data.

Please contact with any questions or requests for research data management training.