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Research Data Management @ Pitt

This guide will assist researchers in planning for the various stages of managing their research data and in preparing data management plans required with funding proposals.

Planning for Data Sharing

This white paper covers the importance of planning for low-barrier sharing, potential homes for archived data, good practices for selecting file formats, documentation that will allow data to be useful and usable to others, and privacy issues for data concerning human subjects. Early in a project, researchers should determine whether there are any institutional, funder, or legal restrictions that would prevent or place conditions on the sharing of their data.