Presentation Open Access

Public Access to Research Data: Guidance, Culture, and Practice

Smith, Tobin; Tarrant, Philip; Bruno, Ian; Stall, Shelley

This seminar is part of a series to provide societies and their journals with information and resources to help their communities be more knowledgeable and prepared to share data (and software) in a way that is relevant and meaningful for each discipline.  This is a 12-month series.

Following the planned presentation, participants will have ~30 minutes of Q&A and discussion specific to society engagement to improve data sharing, credit, and transparency.

Public Access to Research Data:  Guidance, Culture, and Practice

  2 April 2021, 10am ET (1400 UTC)


   Ian Bruno, Head of Strategic Partnerships, The Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre


  Toby Smith, Vice President for Policy, Association of American Universities 
  Philip Tarrant, Research Data Management Officer, Arizona State University  

Seminar Recording:

Resources referenced during the presentation:

AAU-APLU Public Access Working Group Report and Recommendations (2017), 

NASEM on April 28-29 on "Changing the Culture of Data Management and Sharing - A Workshop,

In terms of changing metrics by which excellence in academia is assessed, HumetricsHSS is an interesting effort

ASU Institutional Repository:

Data Management Training resources:,,

The Portage Network is dedicated to the shared stewardship of research data in Canada, 

On the topic of funders and discussions, the Research Data Alliance does host a group that brings funders together to discuss these issues

The CARE principle are an important partner to the FAIR principles:

Thank you to seminar series collaborators: 

  • AAAS/Science 
  • American Astronomical Society 
  • American Chemical Society
  • American Geophysical Union  
  • American Meteorological Society, Board on Data Stewardship 
  • Council of Scientific Society Presidents 
  • Federation of American Societies For Experimental Biology 
  • Federation of Associations in Behavioral and Brain Sciences 
  • International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry

Thank you to the National Science Foundation for their support: Grant ID 1838990



Special thank you to Laura Lyon of AGU and her support organizing and managing this seminar.
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