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CESSDA. (2019a). Adapt your Data Management Plan. A list of Data Management Questions based on the Expert Tour Guide to Data Management. Retrieved from

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Cornell University. (n.d.). Guide to writing "readme" style metadata. Retrieved from

Corti, L., Van den Eynden, V., Bishop, L., Woollard, M. (2014). Managing and Sharing Research Data. A Guide to Good Practice. Los Angeles, London, New Delhi, Singapore, Washington DC: SAGE.

DataCite Metadata Working Group. (2016). DataCite Metadata Schema Documentation for the Publication and Citation of Research Data.Version 4.0. DataCite e.V. Retrieved from

DCC. (2017). ISO 19115. Retrieved from

DCMI. (2017). Dublin Core Metadata Initiative. Retrieved from

DDI Alliance. (2017a). Create a Codebook. Retrieved from

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Finnish Social Science Data Archive. (2016). Processing Qualitative Data Files Retrieved from

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Galanakis, Michail (University of Helsinki): Intercultural Urban Public Space in Toronto 2011-2013 [dataset]. Version 1.0 (2014-02-13). Finnish Social Science Data Archive [distributor].

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ISSP Research Group (2017): International Social Survey Programme: Social Inequality IV - ISSP 2009. GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA5400 Data file Version 4.0.0, doi:10.4232/1.12777. A link to a dataset at the GESIS website:

Jedinger, A., Watteler, O., & Förster, A. (2018). Improving the Quality of Survey Data Documentation: A Total Survey Error Perspective. Data, 3(4), 45. doi:10.3390/data3040045

Kinder-Kurlanda, K., Weller, K., Zenk-Möltgen, W., Pfeffer, J. and Morstatter, F. (2017). Archiving information from geotagged tweets to promote reproducibility and comparability in social media research. Big Data & Society, 4(2).

Krejčí, J. (2014). Introduction to the Management of Social Survey Data. Prague: Institute of Sociology of the Czech Academy of Sciences.

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Netscher, S. & Eder, C. (Eds.), Data Processing and Documentation: Generating High Quality Research Data in Quantitative Social Science Research. Mannheim: GESIS – Leibniz-Institute for the Social Sciences. Retrieved from

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Struminskaya, B., Gauly, B., Daikeler, J., Khorshed, J., Jedinger, A. (2018). Survey Data Documentation. Mannheim, GESIS – Leibniz-Institute for the Social Sciences (GESIS – Survey Guidelines). Retrieved from

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Further reading

Data management guidelines from the Finnish Social Science Data Archive:

For documentation and metadata

CESSDA metadata model documents:

DDI Alliance:


Metadata tools (DCC):

Metadata standards (DCC):