Requirements for open data
Requirements from funders and higher education institutions
Funding bodies and higher education institutions are increasingly demanding open and organised research data. A discussion on this topic is currently pursued also at Lund University, but so far it has not led to any decisions.
Example of research council policy:
- RCUK Common Principles on Data Policy (new window)
Example of funder requirements:
More and more funding bodies not only expect open data but a plan on how the research data will be used throughout the project.
- EU framework programme Horizon 2020 (PDF, new window)
Information about theprogramme guidelines on managing open research data.
Search for funders and their requirements:
- Sherpa/Juliet (new window)
Database with different funders’ demands concerning open access and data management.
Requirements from publishers and journals
Many scientific journals and publishers recommend/require that the research data behind a publication be made freely accessible.
Example of publisher requirements:
SpringerNature (new window)