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Introduction to Data Management Practices - Metadata

The aim of this lesson to make you understand the importance of metadata, and how it affects “FAIRness”. Also to understand what a metadata standard is, as well as what ontologies are and how they can be found, and used, to describe your data.

Licence: Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike 4.0 International

Contact: edu.intro-dm@nbis.se

Keywords: data organisation, FAIR, Data management, CONVERGE, ontologies, metadata, Controlled vocabularies

Target audience: Researcher in life sciences, PhD candidates, Scientists

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Learning objectives:

By the end of this lesson you will:

Understand why you need to describe your data with metadata
Understand basic characteristics of controlled vocabularies and ontologies
Know what a metadata standard is
Understand how to document what standards you use for your data
Know how to find suitable ontologies to use to describe your data

Authors: Niclas Jareborg

Contributors: Yvonne Kallberg, Mattias Strömberg, Elin Kronander, Markus Englund, Stephan Nylinder, Erik Hedman, Wolmar Nyberg Åkerström

Scientific topics: Data management, FAIR data

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