A README file is a text file that contains information about other files in a directory.
For eScholarship@UMMS, University of Massachusetts Medical School's institutional repository, a README file is required before your data is approved for posting in the repository. The general README file we suggest you complete is available here:
If your discipline requires more rigorous and detailed README files or metadata, you can upload that file with the data you are depositing into eScholarship@UMMS.
Example README files:
If you have questions about completing a README file, or other questions about managing and sharing your data, please contact Tess Grynoch, firstname.lastname@example.org