Increase your research impact
Sharing your data can increase your research's discoverability and relevance. There is also a citation advantage for researchers who make their data openly available.
Planning for data management will save you time and headaches in the future.
Meet grant requirements
Many funding agencies now require that research data is properly managed and the data collected for a funded research project is shared. Learn more about federal funding requirements.
Preserve your data
Depositing your data in a data repository protects your research time and preserves your research contribution for you and others to use.
Managing your data throughout its life cycle will ensure that you and others can understand use the data in the future.