You may ask "Why should I share my data?"
If you opt to share your data in an openly accessible digital repository, research shows that this will lead to increased citation rates. Read more on this topic in the 2007 article, "Sharing Detailed Research Data Is Associated with Increased Citation Rate" by Heather A. Piwowar, Roger S. Day and Douglas B. Fridsma in PLoS One 2(3): http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0000308
Simply put- Sharing your data will increase use of your research!
Managing data simply means planning for storage, organization, and long-term retrieval of your data. This is important for any researcher and is actually mandated by some funders. This guide covers data management resources currently available at Kent State University.
A few years ago, researchers didn't have to be concerned with DMPs (Data Managment Plans)...but that has changed!
This guide covers:
Contact the research data management working group at Kent State directly with any of your questions at firstname.lastname@example.org.