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Research Data Management

Recommendations and resources for managing qualitative and quantitative data collected or created in the research process.

Data/Liaison Librarian

Heather Whipple
Contact:
hwhipple@brocku.ca
905.688.5550 x4880
Map, Data & GIS Library - MC C306
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Research Guides for Data & Statistics, Geography, Government & Law.
In 2016-2017, Ian Gordon will work with Labour Studies and Political Science
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Subjects:Social Sciences

Maps, Data & GIS

Please feel free to contact anyone in Maps, Data & GIS; we want to hear from you:

Heather Whipple, Data Librarian & Acting Head; Maps, Data & GIS
hwhipple@brocku.ca
905-688-5550 Ext. 4880

Colleen Beard,
Head; Maps, Data & GIS
on sabbatical July 2016 - June 2017

Sharon Janzen, Map Library Associate/Geospatial Data Coordinator
sjanzen@brocku.ca
905-688-5550 Ext. 5890

Linda Lowry, Business & Economics Librarian
llowry@brocku.ca
905-688-5550 Ext. 4650

General questions about maps & GIS: maplib@brocku.ca

General questions about data & statistics: datalib@brocku.ca

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Managing Your Data

Planning, managing, and maintaining data that is collected or created through research is a critical part of the research process. This guide provides an introduction to the key questions you need to answer about your data, links to other resources for more information, and details about data hosting options.

In this context, "data" is whatever information, specimen, or object may be collected or created by the researchers. Observed data, experimental results, textual analysis, physical materials, etc. Not just numbers!

The Importance of Data Management for Research

Professor Henry Rzepa and Charles Romain (Department of Chemistry, Imperial College London) discuss the importance of data management and making research findable, accessible, interoperable, and reusable.

Data Management - What Not to Do

Data Sharing and Management Snafu in 3 short acts - NYU Health Sciences Library