1. Preparing a DMP
2. Documenting and Organizing Data
3. Storing Data and Data Security
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Examples of Data Documentation

Since there is a wide variety of types of data and types of research, there are many different ways of documenting data. A few examples of data documentation are:

  • Laboratory notebooks and experimental procedures
  • Questionnaires, codebooks, data dictionaries
  • Software syntax and output files;
  • Custom developed software
  • Information about equipment settings & instrument calibrations
  • Database schemes
  • Methodology reports
  • Provenance information about sources of derived or digitised data