1. Preparing a DMP
2. Documenting and Organizing Data
3. Storing Data and Data Security
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File Naming

This part is based on the online Research Data Management training ‘MANTRA’ of The University of Edinburgh (CC BY: and Managing Data @ Melbourne.

During your research you will have numerous datasets and files which need to be managed. Logical folder structures and file names will help you throughout your research to understand what each file contains without opening it and looking in-depth.

In this part of the course you will learn to:

  • Understand different concepts of data organisation and why consistently organising your data matters;
  • Name the do’s and don’ts in file naming;
  • Apply the presented information to your own data.