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Data Management

The basics of data management and Resources for researchers

Looking for Metadata Standards?

Disciplinary Metadata good metadata is essential for research data access and re-use, figuring out precisely what metadata to capture and how to capture it can be difficult.  This resource from the DCC is a good place to start

Data Repositories

Free Excel Add-on's

Tools that work within Microsoft Excel to help document your data as you go.  A 2016 article reports that Excel may be responsible for errors in reported data.  Please be alert when using new or updated products for data management.

Current Data Related Mandates

Looking for the current list of what each grant is requiring?  Check out http://bit.ly/FedOASummary a summary of each federal agency's Open Access requirements; including a timeframe for completion.

Intellectual Property Rights

Do you know who owns your data?  What your rights are in regards to it?  K-State's Policy and Procedures Manual provides guidance on this issue. 

(Chapter 7095, .050 Copyrights, Section C.4.)

K-State Resources