Handouts for JHUDMS Training Sessions
|Data Organization Best Practices||Some quick tips for effectively naming files and organizing folders of research data. Download
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|Research Backup Planning Guide||Strategies for developing a plan for backups, security, and preservation for your research data. Download|
|Metadata for Effective Research Data Management||What is metadata, and what does it have to with research data? Find here a description of metadata for research data management and ten questions/guidelines you can use in developing comprehensive metadata for your project. Link|
|De-Identifying Human Subjects Data||Guidance for protecting and removing personal identifiers of research subjects for data sharing.
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|De-identification Applications||A list of de-identification software tools and applications that researchers can use in de-identifying their research data for more public sharing. Link|
|Making Spreadsheet Data Sharable/Re-usable||Ten tips for making research data within spreadsheets sharable and re-usable. Download|
|Research Data Documentation Workbook||A 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 Repository||Tips and set of questions researchers can use in determining whether a particular research data repository will work for their circumstances. Link|
|Introduction to the Open Science Framework||A brief introduction to the Open Science Framework, which is a collaboration and project management tool for sharing work throughout the research lifecycle.Download|
|DMP Questionnaire||a useful guide and foundation for developing your Data Management Plan as part of a grant proposal or at the start of a research project. We provide FREE assistance in developing data management and sharing plans in either case and for ALL funding agencies. Download|
|Reviewer Guide for DMPs||a user-friendly page of tables and checklists that can be used to quickly evaluate data management plans. More information about the worksheet can be found here. Download|
|Guidelines for NIH Data Sharing Plan||Guidelines to help prepare NIH Resource and Data Sharing Plans in compliance with the 2003 NIH Data Sharing Policy. This policy is anticipated to be updated soon. Link|
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