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Research Data Management

Sharing good practices for Research Data Management

Data Collection

Data Collection is the process of importing and gathering information from various resources. Researchers can collect data via primary and secondary data sources.

Primary data
Newly generated data
Secondary data
Reuse of existing data
  • Case Studies
  • Experiment
  • Interviews
  • Observation
  • Simulation
  • Surveys

Data Sources

Want to find datasets for a specific subject? Here is a list of sources to help you get started: