The resources below can help you to find sources for data collection and best practices for data management, including available tools. If you have questions, reach out to the digital scholarship team at the library (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Social Media Research: Find sources of social media data including Twitter, Facebook and others as well as resources on research methods and using social media data ethically in scholarship.
Reference guide to data sources: In this research guide, you can find data produced by governments and the private sector on a wide variety of topics including demographic data on local communities, other countries, public opinion polls, criminal justice, incarceration and jails.
DS 101: Managing your data: This workshop presents practical skills and topics to develop and write a data management plan, from collection and storage, to consent agreements, and contingencies for sensitive information and data. A useful resource can be reviewing the Data Planning Checklist to make sure you cover all the different stages and tasks related to data management.
Research Data: Finding, Managing, Sharing: This guide provides information about all aspects of data management and stewardship including finding, planning, organizing, documenting, sharing, and preserving your research data.
UM Sensitive Data Guide to IT Services: The guide is designed to help you make informed security and compliance decisions about which IT services to use when collecting, processing, storing, or sharing university data. This guide is not intended to be a complete or comprehensive catalog of all IT services available at U-M.