The University of Iowa has a number of policies and guidelines that should be accounted for as you create a data management and sharing plan.

Division of Sponsored Programs

Research Data Policy: https://dsp.research.uiowa.edu/file/1856/download?token=K1RApa7Y

Data Use Agreements: https://dsp.research.uiowa.edu/data-use-agreements

Responsible Conduct of Research: https://research.uiowa.edu/researchers/policies-and-compliance/responsible-conduct-research

Researcher Handbook

5h. Data management: Research Records – https://researcherhandbook.research.uiowa.edu/5h-data-management-research-records

  • See full text. Excerpt: “At Iowa, researchers are encouraged to retain research data and records for a period of at least five years following publication to provide verification of the validity of the reported results, according to 27.6  of the University of Iowa Operations Manual.

7g. Data ownership and transfer – https://researcherhandbook.research.uiowa.edu/7g-data-ownership-and-transfer

IT Security and Policy Office

Institutional Data Policy: https://itsecurity.uiowa.edu/institutional-data

Managing University Data (links to Data Classification Guidelines, Personally Identifiable Information, System Risk Analysis, Export Controls) – https://itsecurity.uiowa.edu/managing-university-data

Privacy Rules and HIPAA at The University of Iowa – https://itsecurity.uiowa.edu/university-it-policy/hipaa

Computer Equipment Disposal – https://itsecurity.uiowa.edu/computerequipmentdisposal

Policy Roles and Responsibilities (Data Steward, Data Custodian, Authorized User…): https://itsecurity.uiowa.edu/policy-roles-and-responsibilities

Institutional Data Access Policy (includes data classification): https://itsecurity.uiowa.edu/policy-institutionaldataaccess