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In this short practice paper, we introduce the public version of the Qualitative Data Repository’s (QDR) Curation Handbook. The Handbook documents and structures curation practices at QDR. We describe the background and genesis of the Handbook and highlight some of its key content.


qualitative data, data curation

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This article describes QDR's curation handbook, available under CC-BY license as Demgenski, Robert, Karcher, Sebastian, Kirilova, Dessi, and Weber, Nic. 2021. “QDR Curation Handbook.” Syracuse University: Qualitative Data Repository. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4672678


This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 1823950.

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Sebastian Karcher, Associate Director, Qualitative Data Repository, 346H Eggers Hall, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, 13210, USA; skarcher@syr.edu

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