Sharing and archiving research data

Are you keen on sharing your research data? Or does your publisher or funder require that your dataset is available?

Course presentation


In this 90-minute course we will discuss why it is important to share your data and how data sharing can benefit researchers. We will look over best practices for data sharing and discuss how to archive data in research data archives and data repositories. We will also introduce the concepts of FAIR data, permanent identifiers (PID), and licensing.

We will wrap up with a question and answer session where you will be able to ask us any questions you might have about data sharing and archiving!

Target Audience

PhD students, postdocs, researchers, and research support staff at the University of Oslo.

Learning Objectives

After the workshop, you:

  • know why sharing and archiving data is important and beneficial
  • know what to be aware of when preparing for archiving your data
  • have overview over where you can archive your data
  • are familiar with concepts such as FAIR data, permanent identifiers, and licensing


The course will take place digitally on Zoom and meeting link will be sent out to the registered participants the day before the course. The course is delivered by The University of Oslo Library and Digital Scholarship Center – as part of the Skills Development for Research Data project funded by the UiO Advisory Council for eInfrastructure.


Agata Bochynska, PhD | Open Research, University of Oslo Library


Published Sep. 8, 2021 5:27 PM - Last modified Oct. 26, 2021 5:21 PM