Research Data Management: Simple Ways to Make your Research Life Easier

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This presentation provides concepts related to Research Data Management  with context and examples from the life sciences.  The presentation has a number of versions as it has been offered as a part of the CalTech Data Analysis in the Biological Sciences BE/Bi 103 course. This link goes to v1.4 presented in October 2018.  

Authoring Person(s) Name: 
Thomas Morrell
Authoring Organization(s) Name: 
Caltech Library
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Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International - CC BY-NC 4.0
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No fee
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Morrell, Thomas E. (2018, October). Research Data Management: Simple Ways to Make your Research Life Easier (Version v1.4). Zenodo.
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Keywords - short phrases describing what the learning resource is about: 
Data citation
Data management
Data management examples
Data publication
Data quality
Data sharing
Data storage
File naming
Organizing data
Subject Discipline - subject domain(s) toward which the learning resource is targeted: 
Life Sciences: Microbiology
Published / Broadcast: 
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
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Contact Person(s): 
Thomas Morrell
Contact Organization(s): 
Caltech Library
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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.
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Lesson - detailed description of an element of instruction in a course, [could be] contained in a unit of one or more lessons, and used by a teacher to guide class instruction. Example: presentation slides on a topic.
Target Audience - intended audience for which the learning resource was created: 
Graduate student
Mid-career research scientist
Research faculty
Research scientist
Undergraduate student
Intended time to complete - approximate amount of time the average student will take to complete the learning resource: 
Up to 1 hour