Additional Resources

Anonymizing Data

Data anonymization in R (Górecki, 2014)

Data Sharing and Data Policy

Qualitative data sharing and re-use for socio-environmental systems research:  A synthesis of opportunities, challenges, resources and approaches (Jones et al., 2018)

Qualitative data sharing and synthesis for sustainability science (Alexander et al., 2019)

A conceptual framework for managing very diverse data for complex, interdisciplinary science (Parsons et al., 2011)

Working with Data (NSF Arctic Data Center, n.d.)

Sensitive Data Guidelines (NSF Arctic Data Center, n.d.)

Guidance on External Sharing of Human Subjects Research Data (University of Wisconsin-Madison, n.d.)

Open Data Policies (Princeton Research Data Service, n.d.)

Reproducible Data Management (University of California San Francisco, n.d.)

Research Best Practices

Negotiating Research Relationships with Inuit Communities: A Guide for Researchers (Nickels, 2006)

Conducting Research with Tribal Communities: Sovereignty, Ethics, and Data-Sharing Issues (Harding et al., 2012)

Ethical Principles for the Conduct of Research in the North (Association of Canadian Universities for Northern Studies, 2003)

Co-Production and Reconciliation

Freedom of Expression or Freedom of Exploitation (Flaherty, 1994)


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