Data Acquisition, Management, Sharing, and Ownership
NIH Data Sharing Policy
Effective October 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, 149KB) see article 38
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)
National Human Subjects Protection Advisory Committee - Recommendations on Public Use Data Files (PDF, 25KB)
Committee on Data for Science and Technology International, interdisciplinary committee on data for science and technology
USNC CODATA , US National Committee to CODATA
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)
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.