University of Washington policies relating to research data
UW Office of Research Grants Information Memorandum 37 on Rights in Research Data
UW Libraries ResearchWorks digital collection policy for archiving scholarly works and research data
UW Human Subjects Division Data Sets Not Requiring HSD or IRB Review
Data Sharing Requirements by Federal Agency - produced by SPARC and Johns Hopkins University Libraries.
Explains current and proposed data sharing requirements for agencies such as the CDC, FDA, NIH, NSF, and AHRQ.
In most circumstances, the NIH policy requiring a Data Sharing Plan for laboratory research data and clinical research data applies to grant applicants seeking $500,000 or more in direct costs in any single year of the contract period.
Two exceptions to the $500,000 threshhold are:
The following resources provide guidance and templates for the NIH Data Sharing Requirements:
NIH Data Sharing Policy and Implementation Guidance
Data Sharing Policies From All Levels of NIH
NIH Data Sharing Workbook - includes sections on (1) Protecting the Rights and Privacy of Human Subjects; and (2) Protecting Proprietary Data
Key Elements to Consider in Preparing a Data Sharing Plan Under NIH Extramural Support
NIH Example Plan (MS Word) - template you can modify to fit the data you plan to share.
Open Data Commons: legal tools to help you provide and use Open Data. Instructions on using an Open Database License, an Attribution License, and a Public Domain Dedication and License.
At UW, Comotion can advise researchers on intellectual property (IP) protection best practices and law.
The UW Copyright Connection also provides resources on copyright law, policies, and guidelines at UW.
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