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Publisher Data Policies

PLOS – Data Availability and Materials and Software Sharing

Science – Data Deposition and Data & Materials Availability After Publication

Nature – Availability of Data and Materials

American Psychological Association – Certification of Compliance with APA Ethical Principles (see Section 8.14 on Sharing Research Data for Verification)

Royal Society Publishing – Data Sharing and Mining

For journal publishers not listed here, see the publisher’s site or instructions for the specific journal you’re publishing in.

Metadata Standards

Metadata can be thought of as a way of reporting on your data and is beneficial in helping others find and use your data.

If you are looking for a possible metadata schema to use with your own project, consider this list from the Digital Curation Centre in the United Kingdom: List of Metadata Standards