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Title: The Lifecycle of Social Science Research Data: Improved Discovery through better Metadata and Search Tools
Authors: Block, William C.
Kramer, Stefan
Williams, Jeremy
Keywords: Data Lifecycle
Social Sciences
Search & Discovery
Issue Date: 28-Mar-2011
Abstract: Research Data in the social sciences develops along an often predictable lifecycle, from conceptualization through collection to discovery. Researchers also seek social science data in ways different from text and other content types. With metadata and search tools geared towards social science data developing together, the searching and discovery of social science research data can be improved.
Description: Poster presentation at the 2nd Research Data Access and Preservation (RDAP) Summit of the American Society for Information Science and Technology in Denver, Colorado ( on March 31, 2011.
Related Version: Based on presentation "The Lifecycle of Social Science Research Data: Enabling Discovery through Metadata and Search Tools" (see:
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