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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

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