Documentation & Metadata
Backup & Security
Publishing & Archiving
This guide covers the very basic fundamentals of different aspects of data management. It also provides information about data services offered and links to tools useful information resources.
The Macalester Library encourages you to manage data in ways that will make your research life easier by keeping your data organized, intuitively understandable, accessible, and secure. The research process has many phases which correspond with stages of data management. We encourage you to take steps to care for your data throughout the life of your data, which often lives on beyond the time of your research.