If you are conducting human subjects research or seeking grant funding, you will have to answer specific questions about your plans for data management and sharing. Below are some general questions to consider that you will likely have to address in a formal plan that will be submitted to a compliance office and/or funder.
|Preferred Format||Discouraged Format|
|.csv (comma separated values)||.xls (Excel)|
|.txt (plain text)||.doc (Word)|
|.pdf (Adobe PDF)||.ppt (PowerPoint)|
|.tif/.tiff (TIFF)||.psd (Photoshop)|
|.mp4 (MPEG-4)||.mov (Apple Quicktime)|