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Data Services

Data Management Services assists Brandon researchers with the organization, management, and curation of research data to enhance its preservation and access now and into the future

Best Data Handling Practices


Good data management begins by understanding some important components including:

In this section of the guide you can learn more about some of the best practices identified by Stanford, Cornell and McGill University Data Services pertaining to data management.

There are also best practices from around the globe.  The latter are broader in scope and include handling data as part of them.

Additional Reading:

Wilson G, Bryan J, Cranston K, Kitzes J, Nederbragt L, Teal TK (2017) Good enough practices in scientific computing. PLoS Comput Biol 13(6): e1005510. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pcbi.1005510