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Best Practices and Approaches to Managing Social Science Data: Final Report

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Mitchell Davies, Jeremy Kenyon, Michelle Wiest, J.D. Wulfhorst, and Marisa Guarinello, 2016, Best Practices and Approaches to Managing Social Science Data: Final Report: .

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In order for the field of science to uphold principles of transparency, openness, and reproducibility, policies and practices that incentivize the open sharing of data will be needed (Nosek et al.,2015). A shift to a more open science paradigm will require changes on the parts of government agencies, academicinstitutions, funding agencies/organizations, journals, and the researchers themselves. For example, journals are now beginning to require that data be shared in order for manuscripts to be published in accordance with guidelines created by the Transparency and Openness Promotion (TOP) Committee (Nosek et al.,2015). Major biophysical and social science journals are among the signatories to the TOP guidelines, including Science, [...]

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  • National and Regional Climate Adaptation Science Centers

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