Data Sharing Policy

DATA SHARING POLICY:
Sharing the data enables reuse, reduces research waste, and promotes collaboration.
These data sharing benefits lead to more reliable evidence.
The GFNPSS Global Nursing Journal does not consider the deposition of data, including
clinical trial data, in recognized repositories to be prior publication.
GFNPSS Global Nursing Journal of India data sharing policy

01. GFNPSS Global Nursing Journal of India requires that the data generated by your research that
supports your article be made openly and publicly available upon publication of your article.
Where it is not possible or viable to make data openly available (due to confidentiality or
sensitivity issues), they should be shared through a controlled access repository.

02. Data generated by your research that supports your article be made available as soon as
possible, wherever legally and ethically possible for GFNPSS Global Nursing Journal of India.
We may need data from clinical trials to be made available upon reasonable request.

03. We strongly encourage that data generated by your research that supports your article be
made available as soon as possible, wherever legally and ethically possible.

What data should be shared?
We encourage you to make available as much of the underlying data from your article as
possible (without compromising participant privacy), but at least the minimum data required to
reproduce the results presented in the associated article. Data in the form of :
 Individual-level
 Survey & Interview
 Statistical data
 Images
 Text files & Scan File
To enable reuse and enhance reproducibility, all data should be shared using the sources file in
which they were originally generated, for example:
 Images should be provided as .png, .jpg, .eps, etc.
 Text files should be provided as .txt, .doc, .rft, etc.
 Spreadsheets should be provided as .csv, .xls, .tsv, etc.
 Scan files should be provided in .img, .dcm, hdr, etc.
Important point
 Data should not be shared in any way that could compromise participant privacy, and data
should not be shared if that would require the authors to break any laws or licensing
agreements.
 If the data used were licensed from a third party, the data availability statement should
explain how to obtain a license for that data.
 Where a research community in a particular field has established standards for what,
where, and how data should be shared, we expect authors to meet those.
 While data sharing is not mandatory in most of our journals, GFNPSS Global Nursing
Journal of India reserves the right to request at any time confidential access to any primary
data needed to reproduce the article so that the results reported can be verified. Editors
may also use data availability statements to inform their editorial decisions