Online Short-Seminar: Naming Things


Thursday, May 14, 2020, 2:00pm to 2:30pm


Countway ONLINE

What's in a name? File naming, when done in a well-organized fashion, can contribute to project documentation, workflow organization, and sharing. Moreover, certain choices in file naming are essential to accessing and sharing files across a computing systems. Establishing naming conventions for your files and using them consistently will ensure maximum access to your data and records.

This virtual session will review how file naming conventions will save you time by keeping your work organized and understandable.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand why naming conventions is essential for data management
  • Learn best practices for file naming
  • Design naming conventions for your project or group
  • Find out who to contact for assistance

Instructor: Julie Goldman, Research Data Services, Countway Library,

Please register below to receive the Zoom webinar instructions.