... to prepare for data management activities
Data management aims to generate high-quality data and to reduce the limitations on data sharing.
Different stages of the scientific research life cycle have corresponding data management activities. Here's an outline of these activities.
... and become motivated for data management practices
Helps meet funding agency requirements for data and data sharing
Facilitates data sharing, which may maximize citations to your research work and improve its impact (Piwowar et al., 2007)
Ensures data are organized and safely stored to prevent loss
Prepares data for future re-use
Helps plan for high-quality data generation and efficient data practices
... to protect as much of your work as possible
Your research consists of more than numbers and text. Include a variety of materials in your management plans, such as: