IFDO Report 2014: Policies for Sharing Research Data in Social Sciences and Humanities
This report gives an overview on national data policies in social sciences and humanities in 30+ countries. The report is based on expert survey conducted by IFDO in 2013. It is written by Vigdis Kvalheim and Trond Kvamme from Norwegian Social Science Data Services. The survey questionnaire was designed collaboratively by the IFDO Board, and the web-survey was administered and implemented by the Odum Institute.
IFDO will follow-up development of national SSH data policies, and provide more detailed information and links to national policies on this website. Countries and experts interested sharing information about their country are advised to take contact to IFDO contact persons.
- IFDO Report 2014: Policies for Sharing Research Data in Social Sciences and Humanities
IFDO General Meeting 2014
The next IFDO General Meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 3, 2014 in connection with the IASSIST 40th Anniversary Conference in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
More detailed information about the GA will be sent later on, and meeting information will also be available on the conference website.
IFDO Survey on Research Funders’ Data Policies
The rapidly growing number of digital research data and developing scientific methods has challenged science policy makers and research funders to seek tools for increasing openness and sharing of research data. In some countries, academic research funders have adopted formal data policies to guide data management and data sharing in [...]