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Data Sharing occurs when researchers make their basic research data available to other researchers.

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Copyright status of data extracted from an article

Some colleagues and I have clicked several points from articles of the literature to retrieve the data using a tool like WebPlotDigitizer. I usually try to contact the authors to retrieve the original ...
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Uploading PhD dissertation to ResearchGate [closed]

My PhD dissertation has already been uploaded to the HAL Theses website. Would it be beneficial to also upload it to ResearchGate?
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data repository that requires a DUA for secondary data analysis of medical research?

We are collecting medical observational data that eventually will be de-identified and made available for secondary data analysis (to comply with the new NIH Data Management & Sharing Policy). I'...
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Where to publish data (tar.gz) to be able to download it with `wget` (a service for hosting datasets) [closed]

I have a 1GB tarred dataset that I wish to publish using a dedicated service (such as figshare or OSF.io) that hosts such databases, and additionally, e.g., counts the downloads. My wish is to be able ...
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Can I request access to a database from another university if it is not available at my university?

For my PhD (finance) I need access to a scientific database. The problem is that my university unfortunately does not offer this database in its library. Another university (in the same city even) ...
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Is it okay to upload code I wrote for replicating someone else’s simulation study?

I have code I wrote to replicate a simulation study by another author. Is it okay to publicly upload this in my code repository? This will include: code (my work, based on the author’s description in ...
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Can a PhD thesis use only data that other people collected?

If another PhD student created a dataset, can I use it for my own PhD thesis, with permission and attribution, and not collect any data myself? Or it is usually expected that a PhD student should ...
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Re-analysis of raw data that was previously published in a thesis [duplicate]

I am in the middle of an authorship dispute and need some help. Raw data was shared with me by a Master's student, and we re-analyzed the data for the publication. I was going under the assumption ...
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Can I reuse data that was previously published in a thesis?

Am I allowed to extract data published in a thesis and reanalyze it? I would combine with my own data and the analyses would be much different than the original thesis. If you have relevant links ...
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Possible retraction for using data from a M.S. thesis given to me by the student

I recently published a paper that used data that was given to me (willingly) by a recently graduated M.S. student. This student already published their thesis and had decided to leave academia. I re-...
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Is it suitable to store online public datasets in more than one depository?

If one has a publicly available dataset depositored in an online depository such as Zenodo or Figshare, is it suitable for the same data be stored in a separate location such as ResearchGate that can ...
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Conflict of Interest regarding research question and company ownership

I suggested an interesting research question (exploratory data analysis) to my advisor and he really wants me to get started. However, I realized today in reading the agreement attached to the data ...
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Providing data of unpublished thesis

As part of my thesis in an ML/NLP I build some datasets (corpus and word embeddings) and of course the thesis. After the first revision round, the lectors suggested to cut many of the topics discussed ...
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Where to upload research data after article publication?

As the title says, I wish to publicly share a dataset used in one of my articles which has already been published (by MDPI, if that helps). I do not think the data is worthy of an article by itself, ...
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Publishing a dataset to which anyone should be able to contribute

(I have seen multiple questions about how to share datasets in general, but none of them seems to involve the criterion of an open contributorship.) I want to share a dataset to which anyone should be ...
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Authors sharing accepted paper reviews

For transparency, I would like to share my accepted papers' anonymous peer reviews, if my coauthors unanimously agree. Some journals partner with websites such as openreview.net (which share reviews ...
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Author refuses sharing his "open access" code/data

My doctoral project required me to learn a whole new method from zero. My advisor had another student who mastered the technique since his BA studies, and so was much more advanced than me. I asked ...
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Can I collect published images of biological specimens in a database for scientific purposes?

I'd like to create a database with published photographs of some biological species to use them for scientific research, but I have questions according copyright law. Can I use published images in a ...
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Data used for analysis is not free. What should I do as a reviewer?

I'm doing a review of a paper (very well written, I think) for a journal with a fairly good reputation. This is my first review, and I have a question regarding data availability which is, according ...
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Maximizing chances of answer when contacting authors

I plan to perform a meta-analysis for which I will need to contact some authors (not professors) because their articles do not mention the outcomes relevant to my study, although they most probably ...
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What are typical data sharing policies in research consortia?

Since I am very new into academia I am really unaware of typical regulations in research consortia. Right now I am working in a research consortium in which many different research teams will do ...
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Best practices in sharing qualitative data such as interview transcripts alongside a paper publication?

In the past I have shared quantitative datasets by uploading them to data repositories (like Zenodo) as CSV-files or similar formats. But I lack experience with regards to qualitative data such as ...
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How can I properly attribute unpublished data gathered by someone else when using it in my masters thesis?

I am currently writing my master's thesis. The project is a cooperation of the lab of my university supervisor, where I am writing the thesis, and a research institute, where I am employed part-time ...
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Sharing research-related codes and datasets: Split them, or share them together on a single platform?

I want to share both (1) programming codes and (2) datasets related to a research project. While I know some suitable platforms superficially, I cannot gauge their pros and cons in too much depth ...
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