This section contains the following questions:
Later in this course you will learn more about data documentation. Suffice it here to say that documentation basically is any information needed to understand & reuse research data, and to reproduce your research – ideally following standards in your domain. In other words, this could be
Ensure that it is clear what the study was about, what the variables in your data mean and what the codes mean if used. There should be no blind spots.
Metadata refers to a highly structured form of data documentation.