Data Sharing Policy Development Guidelines | ARDC
peter.suber's bookmarks 2023-02-26
"Read our guide to developing a data sharing policy (DSP), which can be crucial to good data management and the data governance framework for your research project.
Our Data Sharing Policy Development Guidelines provide information and guidance on developing a data sharing policy (DSP), a policy written by an organisation or a group to address:
- the types of data the agencies have in their custody
- the principles and strategy around the sharing of that data
- the governance and management procedures that should be followed when that data is being shared.
It lays out, in general terms, how that organisation or group will respond to requests to share the data.
A data sharing policy should be agreed on whenever there is a need or an intention to share data created by a research project or projects. The policy ensures that all data requests are handled consistently and appropriately. It also ensures that both the data holder and potential data requesters understand the process of making and assessing requests.
These guidelines discuss the ‘how’ and ‘what’ of developing a data sharing policy, specifically how one can be created and what components it usually has...."