This guide is focused on digital research data, defined by the DISC-UK DataShare Report (p.16) as:
"That which is collected, observed, or created, for purposes of analyzing to produce original research results.
Research data may be created in tabular, statistical, numeric, geospatial, image, multimedia or other formats."
Data management encompasses the processes surrounding collecting, organizing, describing, sharing, and preserving data.
DDI version 3.0 Combined Life Cycle Model
Why is data management important?
Effective and efficient data management practice begins at the research planning stage.
Content used with permission from the University of Washington Libraries
ORCID provides a persistent digital identifier that distinguishes you from other researchers and can be integrated in key research workflows such as manuscript and grant submissions.
Register...Get your unique ORCID identifier (takes less than a minute!)
Add Your Info...Enhance your ORCID record with your professional information and link to your other identifiers (such as your ResearcherID)
Use Your ORCID ID...Include your ORCID identifier on your Webpage, when you submit publications, apply for grants, and in any research workflow to ensure you get credit for your work.
firstname.lastname@example.org / 610.328.7685
email@example.com / 610.690.5713
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firstname.lastname@example.org / 610.690.5786