Data Management

The effectiveness of data-driven research depends in no small measure on practical matters such as data accessibility, usability and archivability, among others. LDC's expertise in data management frees researchers to pursue the next challenge with the assurance that they have the necessary tools for the task.

Using Data provides essential information about 'unpacking' LDC corpora, extracting files and otherwise putting data to work. Licensing and User Agreements explain LDC's simple, time-tested license model and the easy steps for compliance. Providing Data contains information and resources about the corpus submissions process for those interested in sharing data through the LDC Catalog. Preserving Data details the core elements of LDC's preservation plan. Data Management Plans explains how LDC assists researchers in developing and implementing project-specific data management plans. Finally, Citing Data provides instructions for citing LDC corpora in a bibliography.