Publication Year: 08. 04. 2017 Date of last inspection: 08. 04. 2017
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Social Science Data Archives. YEAR. III. Data Processing and Analysis. Accessed: http://adp.fdv.uni-lj.si/eng/usposobi/zkg/analiza/ (DD. month year).
The phase of data processing and analysis consists of:
During this phase, the libraries and/or data centres may advise researchers in preparing data and metadata of their study and how to safely store the materials.
Collecting Data and organizing materials
During and after the project the traceability of creation and changes of research data variations needs to be assured. This is important for long-term use and transparency of the research data. For this purpose the researcher needs to appropriately organize the gathered materials already during the process of data collection:
The main question that is important for the research data lifecycle is, what sort of documentation and metadata will follow data? The following questions need to be answered:
The basic recommendations for careful research data management during the project are: