I'm an Institution - what can I do to support my open scientists?
- collaboratively assess data management requirements, activity, and
capacity at your institution
- build consensus between data creators, information managers and
- identify practical goals for improvement in data management provision
identify operational inefficiencies and opportunities for cost saving;
- make a compelling case to senior managers for investment in data
CARDIO offers a short quiz as well as an in-depth tool for managers and support staff working in institutions.
- Published outputs: a policy on published outputs e.g. journal articles and conference papers
- Data: a datasets policy or statement on access to and maintenance of electronic resources
- Time limits: set timeframes for making content accessible or preserving research outputs
- Data plan: requirement to consider data creation, management or sharing in the grant application
- Access/sharing: promotion of OA journals, deposit in repositories, data sharing or reuse
- Long-term curation: stipulations on long-term maintenance and preservation of research outputs
- Monitoring: whether compliance is monitored or action taken such as withholding funds
- Guidance: provision of FAQs, best practice guides, toolkits, and support staff
- Repository: provision of a repository to make published research outputs accessible
- Data centre: provision of a data centre to curate unpublished electronic resources or data
- Costs: a willingness to meet publication fees and data management / sharing costs
Providing training on research data management.
Support 'data management planning' during the project proposal process.