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Open Data - Getting Started

Guide for faculty on Open Data resources, research data management, and library assistance.

Resources and Tutorials on Open Data and Research Data Management

Center for Open Science: tools and community

Managing Research Data online training:

  • Open Data Handbook: Guides and Resources on the "Why, What, and How of Open Data" from Open Knowledge International

Managing Research Data by Discipline:

University of California Libraries: Research Data Mattersby UCMercedLibrary

Citing data

General recommendations for citing data include the following basic elements:

  • Title
  • Author
  • Date
  • Version
  • Persistent Identifier (or URL if none)

More information and citation style examples:


Why data citations?

Library Assistance

Librarians can help with discovering, citing, or evaluating open data for reuse.