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Yabelana: FAIR Data Principles

This guide serves as a tool to provide detailed information on Research Data Management.

What are the FAIR Data Principles?

The FAIR Data Principles are a set of guiding principles in order to make data findable, accessible, interoperable and reusable (Wilkinson et al., 2016).

The FAIR data principles

"The principles refer to three types of entities: data (or any digital object), metadata (information about that digital object), and infrastructure. For instance, principle F4 defines that both metadata and data are registered or indexed in a searchable resource (the infrastructure component)". 

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