Data Management Guide

Intended for researchers and anyone interested in the management of research data, this guide contains information on key areas of data management and useful links to, for example, existing services.

Regarding use of the term "data": The term "data" is used in the Data Management Guide because it deals with digital materials that do not include interpretation (as compared to the term "information", which is used as a reference to interpreted information).


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