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Research Data Management

How to organize, preserve, share, and cite data

Introduction to Data Management

Any piece of recorded information can be considered data. Images, video, text, audio recordings, code, and numerical measurements are types of data commonly produced by research. Because research often requires significant labor and funding, it is essential to organize and secure research data. This guide contains information about how to create a data management plan, organize and store your data, and how to cite others' data in your bibliographies.

For assistance with the NIH 2023 Data Management and Sharing Policy, see this guide.

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