ensure you meet university, government and funding requirements and expectations
ensure you meet ethical and legal requirements
preserve your work through high quality documentation of the process and the completed work
minimize risk of data loss
maintain secure storage, access, identification and retrieval when needed
facilitate online sharing:
research data, if correctly formatted, described and attributed, can continue to have impact long after the completion of a research project.
repositories can track usage information and download statistics to track ongoing impact.
sharing makes it easier for others to understand successive iterations of your research
facilitate access and discovery for future research and scholarship
enhance the profile of the University, its researchers and stakeholder communities.
- ensure evidence of research survives in a useful form and achieves maximum impact.