For high-quality data with a potential for reuse, we recommend you to assure long-term access by publishing them with a trusted repository, like many of the CESSDA archives. CESSDA archives aim to make the research data accessible with as few restrictions as possible, while at the same time protecting (sensitive) personal data from inappropriate access.
In the image map below you can see for yourself whether a CESSDA archive is available as a trusted home for your datasets. If you decide to publish your data to one of the CESSDA archives you will have to invest some time and effort to prepare the data. If research data management is a vital part of your work, then the majority of work has already been done on your way.
As opposed to self-archiving your dataset, publishing your dataset at a CESSDA archive has the great advantage of having expert help within reach. CESSDA research data management experts can help you to increase the comprehensibility, visibility, findability, reusability, longevity and the overall quality of your datasets in the following ways:
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