It is becoming more and more common for granting institutions and publishers to require that investigators make a plan for how they will collect, describe, store, and protect data, as well as for how they will share the data after publication. Having complete, well-described data can improve accuracy and spur scientific discovery when the data is shared with the broader community. This guide shares some best practices and tools for making data management plans, as well as for finding and sharing data in repositories.
The DataONE data life cycle has eight components:
DataONE. Data Life Cycle. https://www.dataone.org/data-life-cycle.