The following guidance supports the policy and can be quoted in DMPs:
Other University policies related to data sharing:
The DCC has pages summarising individual funder policies:
The Research Councils UK (RCUK) have agreed a Common Principles on Data Policy and this states that "research data are a public good ...which should be made openly available with as few restrictions as possible in a timely and responsible manner that does not harm intellectual property". Although each Council has developed their own specific policies and requirements to take account of the disciplines involved, there is an expectation that Researchers will:
The Sorbonne Declaration on Research Data Rights was issued following the meeting of global research-intensive university groups at the Sorbonne in Paris: Russell Group (UK), LERU (League of European Universities), Association of American Universities, Group of 8 (Australia) , ARUA (African Research Universities Alliance), German U15, U15 (Canadian Research Universities), RU11 (Japan), CURIF (France).