Lists of things to do and actions to undertake during a project.

Critical debates on quantitative human rights measures: an incomplete reading list

This post was written by Anita Gohdes, Assistant Professor of International Relations at the  Department of Political Science at the University of Zurich. Since 2009, she has been a consultant for the Human Rights Data Analysis Group (HRDAG). Find her on Twitter @ARGohdes. Measuring human rights is hard. In many cases, perpetrators have an incentive […]

This resource can help you with: Awareness-RaisingGetting DataManaging dataSharing Data
Issue areas: People’s agency & ownership

Checklists for verifying user-generated content

The Verification Handbook is a great resource for humanitarian responders and journalists who collect user-generated content (UGC) like photos or video during emergencies. In Chapter 9, Craig Silverman and Rina Tsubaki set out a step-by-step process to verify this kind of data.

This resource can help you with: No categories
Issue areas: Data quality

Template for requesting third-party use of data

This form provides a template for a form allowing third party use of the data under conditions governing responsible, respectful and ethical research. It is a useful example of a form that any third party requesting to use data collected during a project should complete, including specific conditions for which individual identifiers should be removed before publishing. […]

This resource can help you with: Sharing Data
Issue areas: No categories

Developing Consent Policies

This framework includes a rationale for why consent is worthwhile and necessary,  and a checklist for developing appropriate consent policies and practices.

This resource can help you with: Getting Data
Issue areas: Informed consent
This resource was produced in a Responsible Data Forum.

Atomized Security Plan for Organizations

This resource is a set of checklists that attempt to list all of the possible information security steps an organization can take to protect itself.

This resource can help you with: Managing data
Issue areas: No categories
This resource was produced in a Responsible Data Forum.