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Data Management for Wits: Policies and Guidelines

The following is general advice,data varies hugely between types of research and projects.

What policies are applicable

Many funders ask researchers what policies apply to them. PI of research project often suddenly realize that they have a large number  of policy and laws that apply to the running of the research project  The following table is a an easy reference

Role Players Policy or Guideline Data Life Cycle stage Applicable
All Wits Employees ICT AUP 1 Analytics and Discovery
All Wits Employees Data Classification Policy 2 Use and Publication
All Wits Employees Wits Information Security Policy 3 Preservation
All Wits Employees Wits Records Management  3 Preservation
Researchers Wits 2022 Vision 1 Analytics and Discovery
Researchers Guideline under Wits Cloud Strategy 1 Analytics and Discovery
Researchers Wits IP Policy 2 Use and Publication
Researchers Wits Strategic Plan for Research  Whole Data Life Cycle
Researchers Wits eResearch Strategy Whole Data Life Cycle
Researchers Ethics Guidelines and Procedure Whole Data Life Cycle
National Research Collaborators Intellectual Property Rights from Publicly Financed Research and Development Act 51 of 2008. 2 Use and Publication
National Research Collaborators POPIA 2 Use and Publication
Researchers and International Research Collaborators University Partnerships 2 Use and Publication
Researchers and International Research Collaborators GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation 2006/679) 2 Use and Publication
Researchers and International Research Collaborators Berlin Declaration on Open Access 2 Use and Publication
Researchers and International Research Collaborators The Singapore Statement on Research Integrity Whole Data Life Cycle
Library and Archives ---- special application - Researcher Open Access Policy 2 Use and Publication
Library and Archives ---- special application - Researcher Wits Digitisation policy  3 Preservation
Library and Archives ---- special application - Researcher Wits Institutional Repository Policy 3 Preservation
Library and Archives ---- special application - Researcher Repositories and Archives: Data and Digital Objects Policy 3 Preservation
Library and Archives ---- special application - Researcher DOI Policy 3 Preservation
Library and Archives ---- special application - Researcher

Research ICT Spend Guidelines

 

3 Preservation