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Journal Policies

When you publish a research article in a journal, you may be asked to deposit and share the supporting data in a open access repository.

Check in the "Instructions for Authors" section of a journal's website to determine if there are data sharing requirements or recommendations for a particular title.

Journal requirements for data sharing

Below is a list of resources that provide information on some journal data sharing policies (Note that none of these links provide a comprehensive listing of journals):

Data access statements

Data access or data availability statements are increasingly being used in journals to identify where to find supporting data and the conditions in which the can be accessed.
Click on the Data Access Statement grid below for examples:

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