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Research data

Facts, observations, measurements or experiences on which an argument, theory or test is based.

Research data may be numerical, descriptive or visual. Research data may be raw or analysed, experimental or observational. Includes laboratory notebooks, field notebooks, primary research data, questionnaires, audiotapes, videotapes, models, photographs, films, test responses, and any other records that are necessary for the reconstruction and evaluation of the reported results of research.