Understanding the "data life cycle" helps you think systematically about data issues relevant to your research.
Some resources from UC San Diego:
Below are resources that can you address aspects of the data life cycle.
Data security is another major concern for researchers. Data security protects data from unauthorized access, use, change, disclosure, and destruction. Data that contains personal information or mission-critical information will require additional attention and protection.
For more information, contact Keith Hartranft, Chief Information Security Officer.
To follow best practices in data security, researchers should address each of the following issues:
References: Harvey, D. R. (2010). Digital curation: A how-to-do-it manual. Facet. pp. 181-198.
Resources for analyzing your data:
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