NSF requests data sharing plans with grant applications

"National Science Foundation Sets Rules for Sharing Data

The National Science Foundation will soon begin requiring all grant applicants to submit a two-page plan describing how they will manage and share any data that is accumulated as part of their grant, in the latest example of a growing effort to ensure public access to findings financed with taxpayer dollars, Science magazine’s ScienceInsider blog reported."

Source:  Chronicle of Higher Education, May 7, 2010, via Jane Holmquist