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This is our selection of tools and templates that researchers may find useful for various data management tasks in social sciences research:

  • Model consent form (doc) that takes into account consent for data sharing and future data reuse
  • Sample survey consent statement (doc) that considers consent for data sharing and future data reuse
  • Transcription template (pdf) of our preferred uniform style and layout for transcripts deposited with us
  • Example transcription instructions (pdf) to help transcribers use a consistent style, layout and editing
  • Transcription confidentiality agreement (pdf) to ensure that audio recordings and transcripts that may contain personal and confidential information about interviewees is handled correctly by a transcriber
  • Data list template (xls) to create an informative overview guide of a collection of interview transcripts or other qualitative data
  • Data management costing tool (pdf) to help cost data management tasks in a research grant application
  • Text anonymisation tool (zip) to help you find disclosive information to remove or pseudonymise in qualitative textual data files. 
  • ReadMe file template (doc) is a summary file used to inform future users about the content of all data/documentation files/folders available in each ReShare collection

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