Ensure availability of data in short and long term

Data Stewardship







Include provisions for stewardship of data in data management plans






Document, reference, and index data with long-term value






Develop process to generate guidance for researchers about data retention



Develop and implement plans with researchers to meet needs for data stewardship



Develop incentives and tools for data stewardship




Publicize and promote proper data stewardship



Consider supporting data centers and archives, and stewardship tools






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