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Data Sharing & Preservation

Metadata is key to sharing and archiving, but the file formats you use in creating and storing that data, as well as the naming and organizational conventions you use when saving and backing up that data, are also very important.

Click on the links below to learn more about preservation and archiving of data.

File Formats

File and Folder Naming

Storing and Backing Up Your Data (Short-term Archiving)

Depositing Data in Repositories (Long-term Archiving)