Research data includesany information collected, stored,and processedin orderto produce and verify the original research results.Research datacanbe used to prove or disprove a theory, support a research point of view, or learn more about a specific topic or issue.
Research data sharing has important long-term and short-term benefits for researchers, funding agencies, the scientific community, and the public. For example, scientific research can be reproduced or verified, reusing research data can save research funds, publicly funded research results can be used by the public, other researchers use shared data to ask new scientific questions, improve the reputation of the original researchers, etc.
Tsinghua University library provides consulting services on the retrieval, sharing, publishing,and dissemination of scientific research data for teachers and students at the university. In addition, the library provides DOI registration services for research data to scientific research institutes across the country.