What You Can Do
Suggested paragraph content for your NIH document:
Data access and policies
How will the data be disseminated and accessed? Modes of sharing include:
For the National Science Foundation
Your NSF plan should include detailed information covering the eight recommended elements below.
Access and Sharing (See UML Sample Documents)
Intellectual Property Rights
Ethics and Privacy (if applicable)
Archiving and Preservation
Storage and Backup
♦ Data organization: how will the data be managed during the project?
♦ What version controls, naming conventions, etc. will be employed?
♦ Quality assurance: What procedures will be enacted to assure data quality?
♦ Responsibility: Who is actually responsible for the data? What are his/her qualifications?
♦ Budget: How will costs be covered, particularly for long-term management?
♦ Selection and Retention: Does the data deserve long-term preservation?
♦ Audience: Who is the intended audience or designated community?
♦ Security and Legal Requirements that may apply.