Managing Active Data

Presented February 3, 2017

This workshop focused on data management, from project start-up through data collection, analysis, and publication of your major findings. Presenters reviewed best-practices for data storage, form/format, documentation, and integrity. Attendees were asked to provide feedback on their storage needs and brainstorm ideas for a college-wide storage system for EHE researchers. Best practices for handling active participant files, data sets, variables, and codebooks were discussed by leading OSU research scientists. Presenters included Amanda Rinehart, Data Management Librarian, OSU Libraries; Joe Roush, CIO College of Education and Human Ecology, as well as leading researchers from EHE including Jessica Logan, Senior Researcher, Crane Center for Early Childhood Research and Policy.

This workshop was for all faculty, postdoctoral researchers, staff and graduate students with examples from the College of Education and Human Ecology.

Presenters

Amanda Rinehart, Data Management Librarian, OSU Libraries, The Ohio State University 
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Joe Roush, CIO, College of Education and Human Ecology, The Ohio State University
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Jessica Logan, Associate Director of Research and Senior Researcher, Crane Center for Early Childhood Research and Policy, The Ohio State University
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Sandy Reed, Assistant Director, Research Methodology Center, College of Education and Human Ecology, The Ohio State University
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