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Research Data Management

Addressing FAIR in a Data Management Plan


The ‘FAIR Guiding Principles for Scientific Data Management and Stewardship,’ published in 2016 in Scientific Data. The authors intended to provide guidelines to improve the Findability, Accessibility, Interoperability, and Reuse (FAIR) of digital assets.


images showing FAIR data principles of findability, accessibility, interoperability and reproducibility

Images in the FAIR Data graphic are from / Jørgen Stamp (CC BY 2.5 Denmark license).

Check the FAIRness of Your Data

Use this FAIR data checklist to assess the FAIRness of your data and how to enhance it, if necessary.

How FAIR are your data? by Jones, Sarah, & Grootveld, Marjan. (2017, November)

FAIR Self Assessment Tool - Australian Research Data Commons

Learn more about FAIR data