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Tips for Finding Research Data

Here are elevent quick tips for finding research data as presented by Kathleen Gregory et al. in her article entitled Eleven quick tips for finding research data.

  • Tip 1: Think about the data you need and why you need them.
  • Tip 2: Select the most appropriate resource.
  • Tip 3: Construct your query strategically.
  • Tip 4: Make the repository work for you.
  • Tip 5: Refine your search.
  • Tip 6: Assess data relevance and fitness -for -use.
  • Tip 7: Save your search and data- source details.
  • Tip 8: Look for data services, not just data.
  • Tip 9: Monitor the latest data.
  • Tip 10: Treat sensitive data responsibly.
  • Tip 11: Give back (cite and share data).

Citation: Gregory K, Khalsa SJ, Michener WK, Psomopoulos FE, de Waard A, Wu M (2018) Eleven quick tips for finding research data. PLoS Comput Biol 14(4): e1006038. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pcbi.1006038.

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