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Introduction to Data Management for Undergraduate Students
This guide covers the basics and best practices for data management for individuals who are new to the research and data-collecting process. Although intended for undergrads, this is also a useful guide for more experienced researchers.
Examples of ReadMe Documentation Files from ORNL
Scholarly Collaboration Tools
Open Science Framework
Cloud-based management for your projects. Manage projects; share files; archive data; control access and collaboration; track workflow. Free and open source.
U of I GitHub
GitHub allows users to collaborate on or adopt open source code projects, fork code, share ideas and more. All departments and employees within the U of I System now have access to a shared, enterprise wide, GitHub license.
PRI Data Stewardship Resources
Research Data Service
The Research Data Service offers tools and expertise to support research data management, curation, and publication. Services include workshops and consultations, and our local data repository, the Illinois Data Bank.
Training and Tips
Help with DMPs
Data Publication Options
Illinois Data Bank
A public access repository for publishing research data from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Log in with your NetID to deposit data. DOIs are assigned to published datasets. Illinois Data Bank records are shared with Illinois Experts and will be connected with your Illinois Experts profile.
The University Library is a Dryad member, which allows University of Illinois faculty, staff, and students to deposit datasets into Dryad at no charge. Login with your ORCID.
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