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Open Data Mandates - Am I Required to Share My Data?
Some funding agencies mandate that the data produced with their funding be made openly available. This has become more common following a 2013 memo from the White House Office of Science & Technology Policy (OSTP) which directed many federal agencies to make federally funded research articles and data freely available to the public within one year of publication. (Learn more.)
The resources below will help you determine whether your data may be subject to a mandate.
Sorbonne Declaration on Research Data Rights
Sorbonne Declaration on Research Data Rights (2020)
"On 27 January , the International Summit on Research Data Rights was held at the Sorbonne University, where the “Sorbonne Declaration” on research data rights was signed. The text affirms the willingness of universities to share data and make appropriate use of it, and calls on governments to adopt a legal framework to regulate this exchange and provide the means to implement it. The aim is to make data accessible to accelerate scientific discovery and economic development."
Public Trust in Open Data