This month’s #MonthlyMethods open resources were all about Data Management. From data collection, sharing, resuing, analysis, and storage, there is a lot to learn about when it comes to data management for research.
While these resources were only available throughout the month of July on Twitter, we are providing special access for one extra month to each resource to MethodSpace users. Here’s what we shared this month!
Video: “An Introduction to Data Collection: Sharing And Reusing Data”
July’s #MonthlyMethods was launched off with an open video from SAGE Research Methods, diving into an introduction to data collection from Louise Corti, an associate director at the UK Data Archive. This video discusses where data comes from, why it’s important to share data, the data life cycle, and data management plans.
Watch this video now with this special link just for MethodSpace users. Available until August 31st.
Case Study: “Collection, Storage, Protection, and Sharing Issues With Large-Scale Data Sets”
Since the value of a study relies heavily on data collection and analysis, quality data collection is key to any good research. In this case study, Shirley M. Matteson, Sonya E. Sherrod, and Sevket Ceyhun Cetin discuss their personal experiences and impressions of collection, storing, protecting, and retrieving data for a U.S. government-funded grant to inform others about possible issues that may arise when using large-scale data sets.
Read this case study now with this special link just for MethodSpace users. Available until August 31st.
Methods Map: “Data Management”
The SAGE Research Methods Methods Map is a great tool for new researchers and students looking to learn more about specific terminology and better navigate the research methods terrain. Looking to discover more relevant data management content and learn definitions of terms related to data management? The Methods Map is the perfect place to start.
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What was your key takeaway from this month’s open data management resources? Which sort of resources are your favorite – videos, cases, or book chapters? Would you like to see any particular methods featured in future months?
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What is next month’s #MonthlyMethods topic? Informed consent!
This August we are going to talk about the meaning of consent and look at the significance of identities in the field. Keep an eye out on the SAGE Research Methods Twitter to see what oepn resources are in store this month.