Introduction to Data Management for Undergraduate Students: Data Management Overview

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This library guide covers the basics and best practices for data management for individuals who are new to the research and data-collecting process.  Topics included in this guide are:
- Data Management Overview
- Data Documentation
- Data Preservation
- Filenaming Conventions
- Data Backup 

Authoring Organization(s) Name: 
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Libraries
License - link to legal statement specifying the copyright status of the learning resource: 
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International - CC BY 4.0
Access Cost: 
No fee
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Keywords - short phrases describing what the learning resource is about: 
Data management
Data preservation
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Subject Discipline - subject domain(s) toward which the learning resource is targeted: 
Education: Science and Mathematics Education
Medicine and Health Sciences
Social and Behavioral Sciences
Published / Broadcast: 
Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Publisher - organization credited with publishing or broadcasting the learning resource: 
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Media Type - designation of the form in which the content of the learning resource is represented, e.g., moving image: 
Text - an explanation of a concept or a story using human readable characters formed into words, usually distinguished from graphical images.
Contact Organization(s): 
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Libraries
Educational Info
Purpose - primary educational reason for which the learning resource was created: 
Instruction - detailed information about aspects or processes related to data management or data skills.
Learning Resource Type - category of the learning resource from the point of view of a professional educator: 
Text - body of a printed work, to include reading passages.
Target Audience - intended audience for which the learning resource was created: 
Undergraduate student
Intended time to complete - approximate amount of time the average student will take to complete the learning resource: 
Up to 1 hour