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Education: Research Data Support

Data support at Stellenbosch University Library and Information Service

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Research Data Management Library Guide

SUNScholarData Library Guide
Research Data Services Manager: Samuel Simango Tel +27 21 808 9489

The citation advantage of linking publications to open research data


Recommended Data Repositories

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Online Data Journals

Research Data Services Info

Useful data science tools

NextJournal - a notebook designed to make complex Data Science painless

Useful apps to analyze, clean and organize your data (see column 3)

Data Nudge A newsletter with useful tips!

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Research data management plans

DMP necessary for a grant or informal; Saves frustration later on!

Usually  includes information on:
Data description & formats, Storage & Security;  Data Sharing;  Preservation

Useful data science tools

RedCap (Research Electronic Data Capture) at SU

REDCap is a secure web platform for building and managing online databases and surveys. REDCap's streamlined process for rapidly creating and designing projects offers a vast array of tools that can be tailored to virtually any data collection strategy.
REDCap provides automated export procedures for seamless data downloads to Excel and common statistical packages (SPSS, SAS, Stata, R), as well as a built-in project calendar, a scheduling module, ad hoc reporting tools, and advanced features, such as branching logic, file uploading, and calculated fields

NextJournal - a notebook designed to make complex Data Science painless

Data Nudge A newsletter with useful tips!