[Irtalk] PLOS ONE: What Drives Academic Data Sharing?

Hilton Gibson hilton.gibson at gmail.com
Sat Feb 28 10:05:37 SAST 2015

Despite widespread support from policy makers, funding agencies, and
scientific journals, academic researchers rarely make their research data
available to others.

*We conclude that research data cannot be regarded as knowledge commons*,
but research policies that better incentivise data sharing are needed to
improve the quality of research results and foster scientific progress.​

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