Which Policies Apply to My Research?

NIH has a variety of sharing policies in place for research that it funds. This tool will assist in helping you determine which of the following NIH policies apply to a particular project:

  • Genomic Data Sharing Policy
  • 2003 Data Sharing Policy
  • Data Management & Sharing Policy (in effect January 25, 2023)
  • Model Organism Sharing Policy
  • Research Tools Policy
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NIH has additional sharing policies that may apply to your research.

Clinical Trial Dissemination Policy

Applies to investigators conducting clinical trials.

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Public Access Policy

Applies to peer-reviewed journal manuscripts that arise from NIH funds.

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Intramural Human Data Sharing Policy (Staff Only)

Applies to NIH Intramural researchers conducting human subject research.

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NIH Institute and Center Data Sharing Policies

List of data sharing policies at individual NIH institutes and centers.

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