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  1. What is data?(and why you should care)

  2. What is ‘data’? • How do you define ‘data’? • Does it matter how ‘data’ is defined? • What is your data? From ‘C3PO vs. Data’ by JD Hancock on flickr: http://www.flickr.com/photos/jdhancock/4617759902/

  3. What is ‘data’? “A reinterpretable representation of information in a formalized manner suitable for communication, interpretation, or processing.” Digital Curation Centre

  4. What is ‘data’? Any information you use in your research

  5. Why you should care Reason 1: Data are fragile and easy to lose

  6. ‘data garbage’ by steffenz on flickr: http://www.flickr.com/photos/steffenz/336512756/

  7. Storage media are fragile ‘data garbage by steffenz on flickr: http://www.flickr.com/photos/steffenz/336512756/

  8. http://blogs.ch.cam.ac.uk/pmr/2011/08/01/why-you-need-a-data-management-plan/http://blogs.ch.cam.ac.uk/pmr/2011/08/01/why-you-need-a-data-management-plan/

  9. DON’T LET THIS BE YOU! http://blogs.ch.cam.ac.uk/pmr/2011/08/01/why-you-need-a-data-management-plan/

  10. What would happen to your data if there was a fire in your office, department or home? “Fire” by andrewmalone via flickr.: http://www.flickr.com/photos/andrewmalone/2032844649/

  11. ‘books in a stack (a stack of books)’ by austinevan on flickr: http://www.flickr.com/photos/austinevan/1225274637/

  12. Can you find things you know you have when you need them? ‘books in a stack (a stack of books)’ by austinevan on flickr: http://www.flickr.com/photos/austinevan/1225274637/

  13. Why you should care Reason 2: Data are part of your (research) legacy

  14. Love your data!

  15. ‘The Eduardo Paolozzi sculpture of Newton at the British Library’ by dumbledad on flickr: http://www.flickr.com/photos/dumbledad/3372398044/ CC-BY-2.0 Send your research into the future!

  16. Open Access Teaching Materials for Digital Preservation Produced by Anna Collins (Cambridge University Library) for the JISC-funded PrePARe project (2012) This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 UK: England & Wales License.