You can share more than just your research articles or book chapters when you go open! You can also openly share your research data, protocols, and other scholarly works. Making these outputs open is usually referred to as a type of Open Science.
Sharing your research articles openly can be useful for improving the discoverability of your work and allowing others to learn from your research. Sharing your data is beneficial in a similar way. Some of the benefits of sharing your research data include:
Sharing data in a responsible manner means managing data in a responsible manner during (and after) the research. To be successful:
For more information about organizing preparing, and sharing your data openly, check out our Data Management Plan Guide: