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Government of Canada: Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR) Policy on Access to Research Outputs
c.perry on 2011-04-27 12:16

The CIHR Policy on Access to Research Outputs demonstrates the CIHR's belief that greater access to research publications and data will promote the ability of researchers in Canada and abroad to use and build on the knowledge needed to address significant health challenges.

Government of Canada: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Research Data Archiving Policy
c.perry on 2011-04-27 12:14

The SSHRC funding council "is committed to the principle that the various forms of research data collected with public funds belong in the public domain. Accordingly, SSHRC has adopted SSHRC Research Data Archiving Policy to facilitate making data that has been collected with the help of SSHRC funds available to other researchers."

Government of Canada: Access to Research Results: Guiding Principles
c.perry on 2011-04-27 12:12

The Government of Canada's principal funders of research and scholarship in higher education collaborated to produce Government of Canada: Access to Research Results: Guiding Principles to ensure data produced by public funding remains as widely available as possible.

UK Data Service (ESDS): Manage data
c.perry on 2011-04-27 12:10

The UK Data Service's Manage data site contains data management guidance for researchers, data creators, data managers and data curators, on best strategies and methods for creating, preparing, and storing shareable datasets. Some guidance is specifically targeted at researchers funded by the UK Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC).

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-Chapel Hill) School of Information & Library Science (SILS): Digital Curation Curriculum (DigCCurr)
c.perry on 2011-04-27 08:12

UNC-Chapel Hill's Digital Curation Curriculum (DigCCurr) offers intensive training and symposia on digital curation for researchers and other professionals. The current funded project, DigCCurr II, will host three Professional Institutes aimed at assisting digital collection managers in developing their digital curation strategies. The site also offers fellowships in digital curation as well as a shared space for workshop participants to collaborate and share tools and strategies.

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