Why should you share your data?
How can you share your data?
See the data storage options available to University of Washington affiliates under "Storing" on this page. Many of the services also provide options for easy sharing of data.
Proper preservation of the data ensures the integrity of the data remains intact for future use and easy access. Whether or not you share your research data, the University of Washington has requirements for the preservation of research data which are laid out in Grants Information Memorandum 37. For specific retention requirements for research data, see General Schedule 7: Research and Grant/Contract Records.
Where should you store your data?
There are a number of options to choose from when deciding where to store your data. Deciding which option is best for you may require some thought. It is recommended that your data be saved and stored using a minimum of two different options.
Below are options for storage available to UW affiliates: