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Modules on capturing and organising data, with some detailed software training

Key resources are:

Resources Description Project Discipline Jorum link

Organising data

[Online learning unit]

File naming, versioning.  Includes case studies and quizzes to reinforce teaching. MANTRA

Geosciences

Clinical Psychology

Social Sciences

Research Data MANTRA online course

Documentation and metadata

[Online learning unit]

Reasons for documentation, metadata types. Includes quiz and case study in Geosciences. MANTRA

Geosciences

Clinical Psychology

Social Sciences

Research Data MANTRA online course

SPSS software practical

[PDF tutorial instructions, ZIP data files]

Setting up SPSS and initial files, creating new variables, adding data to a data file. With printable instructions and open datasets. MANTRA

Social Sciences

Research Data MANTRA online course

NVivo software practical

[PDF tutorial instructions, ZIP data files]

Preparing qualitiative data, managing data in Nvivo, managing data at end of project. With printable instructions and open datasets. MANTRA

Social Sciences

Research Data MANTRA online course

R software practical

[PDF tutorial instructions, ZIP data files]

Introduction to R, using data editor, adding, creating and extracting data. With printable instructions and open datasets. MANTRA Geosciences Research Data MANTRA online course

ArcGIS software practical

[PDF tutorial instructions, ZIP data files]

Building geodatabase, analysis, using layer files, preserving datasets and creating metadata. With printable instructions and open datasets. MANTRA Geosciences Research Data MANTRA online course

Data standards and capture methods

[PDF and PPT slides, audio recording, feedback data]

Data standards with example for psychologists, guide to metadata. Small group exercise recapping on issues covered in module. DMTpsych Psychology DMTpsych: Data Management Training for the Psychological Sciences

Creating art as research data

[Online learning unit]

Expectations of funders, legislation. Focus on AHRC technical appendix with example application. Includes discipline-specific case study. CAiRO Creative and performing arts Managing Creative Arts Research Data post graduate module

Working with digital data

[PPT slides, presentation notes, exercise template forms]

Organising and naming files, various file formats, selection. Exercise describing structure and file naming system for students' own files. DataTrain Archaeology DataTrain: research data management training modules in Archaeology

An introduction to data management for Social Anthropology

[PPT slides, course notes, reading list]

Why data management is relevant, what digital data is, data creation and organisation, file structures, email, remote access, backup. DataTrain Social Anthropology DataTrain: research data management training modules in Social Anthropology