Data Management for the Humanities

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

The guidelines available from this web page cover a number of topics related to Data Management. Many of the resources and information found in this guide have been adapted from the UK Data Archive and the DH Curation Guide. The guidelines are targeted to researchers wishing to submit data to the social science research data, and would be useful to new data curators and data librarians in the Arts & Humanities as well.  Each section has useful references for further study, if desired.
What You Will Find in This Guide:
-How to Document and Format your Data
-Examples of Data Management Plans (DMP) and Data Curation Profiles (DCP)
-Tools to Help You Create DMPs and DCPs
-California Digital Library Data Repositories
-Where to Get Help on Campus
-A list of Federal Funding Agencies and Their Data Management Requirements
-A Description of Data Curation for the Humanities and What Makes Humanities Data Unique
-Information on Data Representation
-Resources on Data Description Standards

Authoring Organization(s) Name: 
University of California, Los Angeles Library
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 analysis
Data archiving
Data collection
Data curation
Data formats
Data management
Data management planning
Social science data
Subject Discipline - subject domain(s) toward which the learning resource is targeted: 
Arts and Humanities
Arts and Humanities: Digital Humanities
Publisher - organization credited with publishing or broadcasting the learning resource: 
University of California Board of Regents
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.
Educational Info
Purpose - primary educational reason for which the learning resource was created: 
Professional Development - increasing knowledge and capabilities related to managing the data produced, used or re-used, curated and/or archived.
Learning Resource Type - category of the learning resource from the point of view of a professional educator: 
Course - series of units and lessons used to teach the skills and knowledge required by its curriculum.
Target Audience - intended audience for which the learning resource was created: 
Data manager
Data professional
Early-career research scientist
Graduate student
Mid-career research scientist
Repository manager
Research faculty
Research scientist
Undergraduate student
Intended time to complete - approximate amount of time the average student will take to complete the learning resource: 
More than 1 hour (but less than 1 day)