Sharing Data

Several funders and publishers require data be made publically accessible. Apart from these requirements researchers may choose to make all or part of their data widely available.

If you are required to share your data as part of funding agreement, please visit the Public Access Mandates Webpage

There are a number of ways to share your data in order to make it available to the scholarly community and the broader public.  Check out the links below to find more information about sharing data and if it is right for you and your research.

Open Acess Resources

The Center for Digital Research and Scholarship (CDRS) works with the faculty, students, and staff of Columbia University and its affiliates to increase the utility and impact of their research and scholarship.

An open access journal is an online article that is available to readers without charge. A researcher may choose to publish their research in an open access journal. Below are some resources for researchers seeking to publish in open access journals.

There are multiple places where a researcher may choose to make their data available. There are many discipline specific repositories, which some funders or publishers may require data supporting a publication or grant be made accessible. Below are some resources and information to locations where data can be made publically available.