Naming Documents for Better Organization

Mansur Darlington, Alexander Ball

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Abstract

File systems are easier to navigate if they have been organized according to a convention, as it allows the person browsing to infer information about the files and directories at a glance. This document recommends a convention whereby information such as project, document type and lead author are encoded within the filename, and suggests a method for exposing the document title other than through the filename.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationBath, UK
PublisherUniversity of Bath
Publication statusIn preparation - 24 May 2012

Keywords

  • research data management

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