Making data FAIR ensures it can be found, understood and reused – by the creator as well as others.

  • Persistent ID
  • Metadata online
  • Data online
  • Restrictions where needed
  • Use standards, controlled vocabs
  • Common (open) formats
  • Rich documentation
  • Clear usage licence
Take a look at the FAIR data checklist.  FAIR data does not have to be open. Data can be shared under restrictions and and still be FAIR!

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