Data Acquisition, Management, Sharing and Ownership

This site is designed as a central location for the viewing and retrieving shared data archives relevant to psychological science. Additionally, the site provides links to relevant U.S. federal policies and non-governmental organizations involved in data sharing and archiving.

Policies

  • NIH Data Sharing Policy
    Effective Oct. 1, 2003, all National Institutes of Health funded research (>$500K) must have a plan to address the sharing and archiving of data.
  • NSF Data Sharing Policy (PDF, 233B) See article 44. 
    The National Science Foundation "expects its awardees to share results of NSF-assisted research and education projects with others both within and outside the scientific and engineering research and education community."
  • NSF Data Archiving Policy — Division of Social and Economic Sciences
  • Recommendations on Public Use Data Files (PDF, 25KB) — National Human Subjects Protection Advisory Committee

Organizations

  • CODATA
    Committee on Data for Science and Technology International, interdisciplinary committee on data for science and technology
  • USNC CODATA (U.S. National Committee to CODATA)
  • CODATA Working Group on Data Archiving
  • CENDI
    An interagency working group of senior Scientific and Technical Information Managers from nine U.S. Federal Agencies (e.g., Commerce, Energy, EPA, Defense, NASA, National Libraries, Interior)
  • ICSTI
    The International Council for Scientific and Technical Information, offers a unique forum for interaction between organizations that create, disseminate and use scientific and technical information.

Resources