Metadata are structured information that provides context for research data, and in doing so enables discovery, use, exchange, and preservation of that data.
Other materials associated with your primary data set, including those listed below, should be digitized and included with your data. They should also at least be referenced in your data description or Readme, if not fully described:
According to ICPSR documentation, the following metadata elements should be included:
For more information on Metadata see this Research Guide
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