Reasons to manage and share data*

Reasons to manage and share data*


Benefits for researchers



Research integrity

Potential to share data

To make research easier

To avoid accusations of fraud or bad science

So others can reuse and build on your data

Stop yourself drowning in irrelevant stuff

Evidence findings and enable validation of research conduct

To gain credit – several studies have shown higher citation rates when data are shared

Make sure you can understand and reuse your data again later

Meet codes of practice on research conduct

For greater visibility, impact and new research collaborations

Advance your career – data is growing in significance

Many research funders worldwide now require Data Management and Sharing Plans

Promote innovation and allow research in your field to advance faster

*Sarah Jones, DCC, Glasgow