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Research Data Management: Document & Organize Your Data

Documentation / Organization Resources

How to Develop Data Documentation

  • A guide on creating documentation at the project and data level, created by the Consortium of European Social Science Data Archives (CESSDA)

File Naming & Organization 

  • A guide on how to create file naming conventions, structure your files, and apply version control

File Management Tutorials 

  • Quick tutorials on file naming, formatting and organization from the University of British Columbia

How to Create a README File 

  • A guide on how to create README files for your data

README File Template 

  • A template that can be used to develop your own README files