Observations on a data gathering project | Unlocking Research
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"The Office of Scholarly Communication provides information, advice and training on research data management. So when faced with running a research project that involves a considerable amount of data, it is telling to see if we can practice what we preach. This blog post is a short list of how we have approached managing data for analysis. Judging by our colleagues’ faces when we described some of the advice here, this is blindingly obvious to some people. But it was news to us, so we are sharing it in case it is helpful to others.
Organising and storing the data
As is good practice we have started with a Data Management Plan. Actually we ended up having to write two, one for the qualitative and one for the quantitative aspect of the project. ..."