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Research Data Management Basics

This guide covers practical tips and best practices for managing project data.

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An important part of any researcher's job is dealing with data. Use this guide to learn practical information and best practices for managing your project data. This guide addresses the following common tasks:

Data Citation - Follow data citation rules and examples described on this guide. 

Open Science Framework (OSF) - Get started with using the OSF to manage your project and data. Learn about OSF for Institutions.

Spreadsheets - Using spreadsheets while keeping your data clean and tidy. Includes tips on creating charts and cleaning data.

Working with Data - What you need to know for data management and data wrangling.

Access DiSC's handouts and guides on specific data management techniques.