Describing your research data and associated data documentation provides context for your data, tracks its provenance, and makes it easier to find and use in the long term, or for others to discover on the internet.
Describing and documenting your research data ensures it can be:
Entering data or metadata to UQ eSpace Research Data Collections
For further assistance with adding your research data to eSpace, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
UQ Library offers a service to support the description of your research data, ensuring you are compliant with various policies and making your research visible to the wider community. You can add a description of your research data directly into UQ eSpace using our Research Data Collection form.
Firstly, most of your metadata will come from your data management plan, which should include a good description of research data. This will help other researchers understand the data, its spatial and temporal limits, and the research question for which the data was originally collected or generated.
A good data description would cover:
For assistance with describing your research data please
All UQ eSpace Research Data Collections are searchable or harvested by:
A record of the company's productions from 1980 to 1990 including an illustrated chronology, a short history, videos, production photos, audio interviews, the thesis, articles associated with the thesis.
The Global Reef Record is a collection of high definition images and video footage filmed on multiple coral reefs sites around the world. T This data is important for the future conservation and management of coral reefs and will encourage global engagement with reef health issues.