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Journal requirements

Many journals require that published articles be accompanied by the underlying research data. Data sharing policies often are found in the instructions for authors.We can help you interpret your journal’s data sharing policy, and if your journal doesn’t specify where and how you should share your data, we can help you find a data repository.

Select data-sharing requirements from key journals and publishers:

Data availability statements

While a data citation gives credit for the dataset in question, a data availability statement provides information about where these data may be found and under what conditions they may be accessed. The following examples are broadly applicable:

Resources for journal requirements for data sharing