Preserving & Archiving

Following the research publication is the preservation & sharing phase which addresses the long-term storage, maintenance, and accessibility of your data. These objectives are met by archiving and often sharing research data in a research data repository. Prior to sharing research data it is important that researchers are aware of the intellectual property rights that are associated with their data as these can restrict how data is shared.

Archiving Data

After the active research phase data is organized and archived to ensure it can be accessed long-term.

Sharing Data

Publications that are associated with research data that is made accessible is cited more frequently. There exist a variety of methods of making your data available.

Intellectual Property Rights (IPR)

IPR are ownership rights associated with research data that is important to be aware of when permitting access to others.