#LYD17 Message of the Day: “Data that is mobile, visible and well-loved stands a better chance of surviving” ~ Kurt Bollacker
Elizabeth Burakowski, Research Assistant Professor, Earth Systems Research Center & Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space
Hannah Hamalainen, Assistant Professor, UNH Dimond Library & Geospatial Services Center
Those who work with scientific data...
#LYD17 Message of the Day: Need to find the right data? Have a clear question, locate quality data sources, and cite the dataset you use appropriately.
Did you know that UNH is a member of the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR)? ICPSR is an international consortium of 760 member institutions and is part of the Institute for Social Research at the University...
#LYD17 Message of the Day: Good data are FAIR – Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, Re-usable. (On April 4, 2016, the UNH Research Office blog had a post on the FAIR Guiding Principles.)
Project TIER (Teaching Integrity in Empirical Research) is a pedagogical and faculty development project “to promote the integration of principles related to transparency and replicability in the research...
#LYD17 Message of the Day: Good documentation tells people they can trust your data by enabling validation, replication, and reuse.
Good quality data has good documentation. Lack of sufficient documentation can make your data unusable, prolong your research study, or compromise the integrity of your research. Documenting, describing, and defining your data takes place throughout the data...
#LYD17 Message of the Day: Data quality is the degree to which data meets the purposes and requirements of its use. Depending on the uses, good quality data may refer to complete, accurate, credible, consistent, or “good enough” data.
Good data quality needs to be planned for and managed throughout the data lifecycle. Poor quality data can lead to incorrect analysis, misleading findings, and...