Datalad — An Introduction to Research Data Management

This page is the online companion to the paperback book published in 2023, available from a book store near you (ISBN 979-8857037973), or from any amazon site (e.g., US or EU).


The book contains almost 200 references to online resources, and describes a continuously evolving software ecosystem. In order to maximize the longevity of the book, this page provides updates to references and content that are no longer in-sync with the state of the world.


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