How can you as a researcher increase the value of your data as well as get credit for it? By following the ten simple rules for the care and feeding of scientific data:
Goodman A, Pepe A, Blocker AW, Borgman CL, Cranmer K, et al. (2014) Ten Simple Rules for the Care and Feeding of Scientific Data . PLoS Comput Biol 10(4).
Data is digital material that does not include any interpretation. Research data can also refer to data created, adapted or expanded during research. The data policy refers to the organisation's guidelines on data management. These definitions are based on the Open Science and Research Handbook.
The data policy of the University of Turku describes the University-level principles and policies that are related to the collection, use and management of research data. The data policy of the University concerns digital data, which can include measurements, statistics, digital images, recordings, transcriptions of interviews, survey data or observations based on fieldwork.