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Research Data Management Resources

Data management best practices, funder mandates, data sharing options, and local resources for research data management.

README

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, tess.grynoch@umassmed.edu