Guides to better science: data management.

Published online
23 Jun 2022
Published by
British Ecological Society
Content type
Miscellaneous
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English

Abstract

This guide is designed to help researchers navigate data management firstly by explaining what data and data management are and why data sharing is important, and secondly by providing advice and examples of best practice in data management. The information used in this guide was sourced from various online resources and by approaching researchers working with ecology and evolution for real-life examples of the challenges they have faced and lessons they have learned from their own data management experiences. This edition (2018), updated in collaboration with the Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF), includes sections on international biodiversity data standards and data citation.

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