Workshops & Events

DataRescue New Haven @ Yale: events on March 4 and April 8, 2017 to identify, capture, and preserve federal data sets. 

Details, documentation, and press related to the DataRescueNHV events


Love Your Data Week 2017: a series of events celebrating good data practices.

View the full schedule of Love Your Data Week 2017 events


Manage or Muerte: a series of entry-level workshops on managing research data in a new era of public access requirements & scholarly imperatives.

Organizing data & data documentation

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  • This session on organizing data will give an overview of good practices for data documentation, file organization, file naming, metadata for research data, data storage options available at Yale, and more.

Sharing, preservation, and licensing of research data: requirements & good practices

  • Slides
  • This session on data sharing, preservation, and licensing will give an overview of data sharing requirements, data de-identification issues, data licensing options, and software requirements in the context of publicizing and preserving data.

Finding data for re-use & making data re-usable

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  • This session on finding data for re-use and making research data re-usable will offer useful resources for acquiring data held at Yale and elsewhere, navigation of common Data Use Agreements, and information on how to read and use data documentation (as well as how to make your own data well-documented).

Data management planning & data management plans: requirements & resources

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  • This session on data management planning requirements and resources will offer an overview of US federal agency requirements for data management, insight into best practices for writing a DMP document, and tools and resources at Yale to help with data management planning regardless of funding status.