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Research Data Management (RDM) - Nipissing University

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This Research Data Management (RDM) - Nipissing University guide created by Rebecca Kasperavicius and Nipissing University's Office of Graduate Studies & Research is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

How do I Make my Data FAIR?

The FAIR principles of data management were published in Scientific Data in 2016, with the ultimate goal of making data reusable. Since then, the principles have been adopted as an essential piece of sound research data management. The infographic below summarizes some of the key considerations in making data findable, accessible, interoperable, and reusable - by both machines and humans.

Image: IDBS.

What if my data shouldn't be shared with everyone?

Data can be still be FAIR, even if data are sensitive and have restrictions on access.