Data Management

  • Data Collection
    • Form and Size of the Data (standardised, non-proprietary formats; plain text with XML markup; png-images)
  • Documentation and Metadata (for instance as part of XML headers of single corpus files)
  • Ethics and Legal Compliance
    • Data Sensitivity and Accessibility (low level of sensitivity; open access)
    • Copyright and Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) issues (no copyright issues for grammar texts; certain restrictions apply to images; Creative Commons licence)
  • Data Storage and Data Preservation
    • Data Storage and Data Security during Research (Servers provided by the Computing Centre at Heidelberg University; regular backups and integrity checks; trained personnel)
    • Long-term Data Preservation (via heiDATA)
  • Data Sharing (website; git repositories; heiDATA)

For additional information do not hesitate to contact us.