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ZivaHub Data Sharing and Publishing: Data Sharing and Publishing

This guide details all the information needed when using UCT's Institutional Repository ZivaHub

Sharing Data With ZivaHub


Benefits of Data Sharing

Data sharing refers to the practice where researchers make their research data accessible to users or other researchers.

Sharing data:

  • encourages enquiry and debate

  • promotes innovation and new ways of using data

  • leads to increased collaborations between data users and creators

  • increases transparency and accountability

  • enables scrutiny and validation of research output

  • encourages the improvement of research methods

  • reduces the time and cost spent on duplicating data collection

  • increases the impact and visibility of research

  • advances your academic ranking through increased coverage and citations

  • provides great resources for education and training