Research Data Management Guide

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Description - a brief synopsis, abstract or summary of what the learning resource is about: 

This guide can assist you in effectively managing, sharing, and preserving your research data. It provides information and guidance for all aspects of the data lifecycle, from creating data management plans during the proposal phase to sharing and publishing your data at the conclusion of your project. This guide is not specific to any particular funder, discipline, or type of data.  The guide also features data management stories and examples, both good and bad, that would be useful to research data management instructors or other service providers.

Authoring Organization(s) Name: 
Virginia Tech Libraries
Access Cost: 
No fee
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Keywords - short phrases describing what the learning resource is about: 
Data archiving
Data management
Data management examples
Data management planning
Data management planning tools
Data management stories
Data preservation
Published / Broadcast: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018
Publisher - organization credited with publishing or broadcasting the learning resource: 
Virginia Tech Libraries
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 Person(s): 
Jonathan Petters
Contact Organization(s): 
Virginia Tech 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: 
Unit - long-range plan of instruction on a particular concept containing multiple, related lessons.
Target Audience - intended audience for which the learning resource was created: 
Citizen scientist
Graduate student
Research faculty
Undergraduate student
Intended time to complete - approximate amount of time the average student will take to complete the learning resource: 
Up to 1 hour