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Policy on Data Stewardship, Access, and Retention
The University of Wisconsin-Madison has established this policy on Data Stewardship, Access and Retention to assure that research are appropriately maintained, archived for a reasonable period of time, and available for review and use under the appropriate circumstances. The policy also provides for transfer of data in the event a research leaves UW-Madison.
This policy applies to all University of Wisconsin-Madison faculty, academic staff, visiting scholars, postdoctoral fellows or other trainees, research technicians, and graduate or undergraduate students and any other persons at UW-Madison involved in the design, conduct or reporting of research at or under the auspices of UW-Madison, and it applies to all research projects on which those individuals work, regardless of the source of funding for the project.
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