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Sample Data Access Statements

The table below provides some example data statements. These are only suggestive examples and must be tailored to suit each publication.

Openly available data
"All data underpinning this publication are openly available from the University of Strathclyde KnowledgeBase at http://doi.org/10.15129/a1234b56"
Embargoed data
"All data underpinning this publication will be available from the University of Strathclyde KnowledgeBase at http://doi.org/10.15129/a1234b56 from 01/05/2018 onwards, following the cessation of an embargo period. Further details relating to the data and the embargo can be accessed from the KnowledgeBase."
Restricted data
"Due to ethical/commercial issues, data underpinning this publication cannot be made openly available. Further information about the data and conditions for access are available from the University of Strathclyde KnowledgeBase at http://doi.org/10.15129/a1234b56"
Partially restricted data
"Due to the sensitive nature of this research, only a subset of the participants consented to their anonymised data being retained and shared. Anonymised interview transcripts and survey results from participants who provided consent, other supporting data, and further details relating to the restricted data, are available from the University of Strathclyde KnowledgeBase at http://doi.org/10.15129/a1234b56"
Physical data
"Physical data supporting this publication are stored by the University of Strathclyde. Details of the data and how it can be accessed are available from the University of Strathclyde KnowledgeBase at http://doi.org/10.15129/a1234b56" 
Secondary data
"Pre-existing data underpinning this publication are openly available from UKDS at http://doi.org/10.12345/54321. Further information about data processing, and additional new supporting data are available from the University of Strathclyde KnowledgeBase at http://doi.org/10.15129/a1234b56"
No new data created
"No new data were created during this study. Pre-existing data underpinning this publication were obtained from NPL and are subject to licence restrictions. Full details on how these data were obtained are available in the documentation available from the University of Strathclyde KnowledgeBase at http://doi.org/10.15129/a1234b56"
No data
"This work is entirely theoretical, there is no data underpinning this publication." - Note that very few studies truly have no data. Contact us for advice.