Recommends kinds of data and analysis products to consider preserving, and factors to use in decision-making.
Often search terms and query strings are used to discover and capture data sets. By documenting the steps and terms used, one can more easily reproduce a dataset.
How to prepare virtual datasets for flexible retrieval
Methods to ensure the integrity of data backups
Good storage media monitoring and management practices will help ensure that access is maintained to both actively used and archived data.
How to identify data sensitivity and make the appropriate security classification
A research project may generate many different datasets, as well as many iterations of the same dataset, requiring decisions about which data have significant long-term value and need to be kept.