Preparing Your Research Data for Re-use Workshop

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How can you organize, document and package up your research data so that you or another researcher can make easy use of your data in the future?  Perhaps you are finishing a research project and want to make the associated data usable going forward.  Or perhaps after using data from someone else’s project, you vow not to let others be as frustrated when using your data!

In either case this workshop is for you.  This workshop gives researchers practical steps for preparing research data for re-use by themselves and others.  Data Management Services will take researchers through several data preparation steps (e.g., data selection, organization, documentation, preservation), and introduce a spreadsheet tool that facilitates and documents those steps. Attendees can apply these steps for their own research project!

 


Schedule

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Apr
5
Wed
Preparing Your Research Data for Re-use Workshop @ Brody Learning Commons 4040
Apr 5 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

How can you organize, document and package up your research data so that you or another researcher can make easy use of your data in the future?  Perhaps you are finishing a research project and want to make the associated data usable going forward.  Or perhaps after using data from someone else’s project, you vow not to let others be as frustrated when using your data!

In either case this workshop is for you.  This workshop gives researchers practical steps for preparing research data for re-use by themselves and others.  Data Management Services will take researchers through several data preparation steps (e.g., data selection, organization, documentation, preservation), and introduce a spreadsheet tool that facilitates and documents those steps. Attendees can apply these steps for their own research project! <Research Project Documentation Workbook><Register here>


Interested in our training topics, but cannot make it?
Contact JHU Data Management Services to request a session for your Lab or Department.
Please specify in your email which training topic(s) you would like us to do for your group(s).


Handout and Related Links

TopicDescription
Research Data Documentation WorkbookA speadsheet tool to help organize and document a research project, its digital files, and derivative sets of files such as data associated with a publication or shared online. Download
Selecting a Data RepositoryTips and set of questions researchers can use in determining whether a particular research data repository will work for their circumstances. Link