TABLE 5-1 Responsibilities of Groups Within the Research Enterprise

Recommendation

Researchers

Research Institutions and Research Libraries

Research Sponsors

Professional Societies

Journals

Public

Data Integrity

 

 

 

 

 

 

Manage projects to ensure data integrity

 

 

 

 

 

Receive appropriate training for data management

 

 

 

 

 

Participate in development of professional standards for management of data

 

 

Provide support for training in data management

 

 

 

Recognize appropriateness of financial support for data professionals

 

 

 

 

 

Help ensure that contributions of data professionals are recognized and rewarded

 

Data Access and Sharing

 

 

 

 

 

 

Make data and other information integral to reported results accessible in a timely manner

 

 

 

 

 

Ascertain whether data are publicly accessible and, if not, whether restrictions are appropriate

 

 

 

 

 

If data are not accessible, explain why publicly

 

 

 

 

 

If necessary, develop standards for data accessibility (with parties appropriate for field)

Except where restrictions are justified, require that data be made available

 

 

 

Promote sharing of data through public recognition of outstanding data-sharing efforts, funding, and publication policies

 

 

Establish clear policies for management of and access to research data

 

 

 

 

 



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