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Developing a Plan for Data Sharing

  • Christine Bachrach
  • Michael Spittel
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Abstract

Funding agencies are increasingly encouraging researchers to make their data available for secondary uses. Developing a data sharing plan requires investigators to balance user access with the need to protect confidentiality and prevent harm to participants. An effective plan selects an appropriate model for data sharing; develops procedures and tools for protecting and informing human subjects and documenting and disseminating data; and establishes timelines and realistic cost estimates. Many available resources provide information about data sharing issues and tools.

Keywords

Data Sharing User Support Disclosure Risk Proprietary Data Security Procedure 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Duke UniversityDurhamUSA
  2. 2.University of MarylandCollege ParkUSA

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