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Finding and Storing Online Research Data During a Pandemic

Finding Datasets for Reuse

Discover open and mediated research data for reuse. 

  • [Research guide] UWinnipeg’s Research Data Management Research Guide: A guide to discovering research data, data curation, data citation and more. 
  • [Research guide] UWinnipeg’s Data & Statistics Research Guide: A guide to aggregate and microdata, data and statistics by topic (ex.COVID-19, LGBTQ+, etc.), data citation, and more. 
  • [Webinar] Statistics Canada RDC Alternatives: Doing Research Under COVID-19
    “Recent physical distancing protocols pertaining to the COVID-19 Pandemic have meant that RDC researchers need to find alternative ways of carrying out their research….The Real Time Remote Access (RTRA) program offers one alternative way to access confidential Statistics Canada data. Other options include using the Statistics Canada public use files and analyzing data from other sources.”
    If you are an RDC researcher and need access to the RTRA, contact UWinnipeg’s RDM Librarian/DLI Contact Jaime Orr, at j.orr@uwinnipeg.ca 
  • [Listserv] CANLIB-DATA Listserv: a listserv for issues related to research data in Canadian libraries, with more than 350 subscribers. 

Collecting, Storing & Publishing Internet-Based & COVID-19 Research Data

Additional consideration and caution must be taken when using, sharing, and storing internet-based research data.