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Distributed Data Curation Center (D2C2)

The Distributed Data Curation Center (D2C2) maintains projects and research for facilitating data curation. Includes an extensive list of data repositories that is searchable and browsable.

University of Minnesota Libraries: Managing Your Data

The University of Minnesota Libraries: Managing Your Data site examines the research data lifecycle and offers tools and solutions for creation, storage, analysis, dissemination, and preservation of data. Includes an extensive list of funding agency guidelines and links to example data management plans.

Oak Ridge National Laboratory Distributed Active Archive Center (DAAC): Data Provider Information

Oak Ridge National Laboratory DAAC: Data Provider Information outlines practices that data collectors and providers should follow to improve the usability of environmental data sets. Contains manual on Best Practices for Preparing Environmental Data Sets to Share and Archive (PDF).

Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN): Geospatial Electronic Records

CIESIN: Geospatial Electronic Records provides resources for managing and preserving geospatial/GIS (geographic information systems) data.

Australian National University: Data Management

Australian National University: Data Management provides an introduction to the topic, including information from local training courses, a manual on data management, and a data management plan template.

ICPSR: Guide to Social Science Data Preparation and Archiving

The ICPSR Guide to Social Science Data Preparation and Archiving (PDF) guides researchers through best practices in preparing their research data for sharing. Chapters cover activities to be undertaken at various stages throughout the research lifecycle.

  • IASSIST Quarterly

    Publications Special issue: A pioneer data librarian
    Welcome to the special volume of the IASSIST Quarterly (IQ (37):1-4, 2013). This special issue started as exchange of ideas between Libbie Stephenson and Margaret Adams to collect

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  • Resources

    Resources

    A space for IASSIST members to share professional resources useful to them in their daily work. Also the IASSIST Jobs Repository for an archive of data-related position descriptions. more...

  • community

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    Find out what IASSISTers are doing in the field and explore other avenues of presentation, communication and discussion via social networking and related online social spaces. more...