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The end-of-use and end-of-life provisions for research data in an organization, including records management, archiving, and safe disposal.

Post-project considerations for data placement.
Category PI Considerations
  • Repositories
  • Internal Storage
  • Student Projects
  • Non-funded research
Retention, Archival,and Disposition
  • What is kept and not kept
  • Regulatory and Institutional Retention Policies
  • Cost to store data indefinitely
  • Integrity risk related to multiple copies If data is in a third-party repository
  • Raw data feeds
  • Archival storage options
  • Destruction of data