SHARE IT Making your research available for re-use Why? Reputation • Get credit for high quality research • Increased understanding of your methods • Allows work to be verified by others • Recognition for contribution to research community • Extend research beyond your discipline Why? Funding • Making data and/or publications available may be a requirement of your funding body • It may make your funding proposal more attractive when sharing data is not essential Why? Impact • Sharing makes your data: – Easier to find – Easier to access • Open data/publications lead to increased citations Why? Reuse • Starting point for a complementary study • Test data for new software and algorithms • Teaching purposes • Contexts not currently envisaged • Completely different fields How? • Remember you can share data at the end of a project • Use repositories and data centres – Choose open access or controlled access, depending on your data How? • Redact or embargo if there is good reason: – Intended publication – Patent protection – Use of 3rd party copyrighted material Share it Why? • Reputation • Impact • Funding • Re-use How? • Use repositories and data centres – Choose open or controlled access – Consider embargoes and redactions if necessary Open Access Teaching Materials for Digital Preservation Produced by Anna Collins (2012) for the JISCfunded PrePARe project This work is licensed under a Creative Commons AttributionNonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 UK: England & Wales License.