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Assess the quality of a scholarly journal

Researchers can choose from tens of thousands of scholarly journals to disseminate their research results.  It is not always easy to find out which ones are reliable.

General guidelines
  • Think. Check. Submit is a checklist to help you identify trustworthy journals and publishers.
  • Have (many of) your trusted peers published …
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tags: Biblio   evaluate   journal   open access   open science   quality assessment  

Authorship: 10 best practices

If you are thinking about writing a new publication:

  • Consult the guidelines on authorship within your field and/or faculty and find out what policy is in place at the journal in question. Make sure that any arrangements are always in line with this policy.
  • Discuss authorship issues beforehand (i.e. before …
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    Consent in research – ethics & privacy (GDPR)

    To obtain valuable data & insights, research often involves working with human participants and specific methods and tools to obtain information such as surveys, questionnaires, interviews, standardised tests, direct observations, ethnography, recording experiments with volunteers, physical interventions of all sorts,….

    Such human participation requires evidence of the voluntary, free, and …

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    tags: ethics   GDPR   research data management  

    DMPonline.be: How do I write a Data Management Plan?

    DMPonline.be is an online tool to help Ghent University researchers write an effective Data Management Plan (DMP). This tip explains how to use this tool.

    What is a DMP?

    A Data Management Plan is a formal document that specifies how research data will be handled both during and after a …

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    tags: integriteit   integrity   research data management  

    DMPonline.be: when and how to sign in via ORCID?

     

    This tip explains in which situations you might want to sign into and use DMPonline.be via ORCID, and how to do this.

     

    For more general information on how to use the planning tool DMPonline.be, check out the following tips:

    • On …
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    tags: AVG   GDPR   integriteit   integrity   research data management  

    EU funding: what are the Open Access requirements for publications in Horizon Europe?

    In Horizon Europe, the European Commission (EC) requires that all peer-reviewed publications resulting from project funding are open access (OA), i.e.,  freely available online with no restrictions on use, by depositing them in a repository. Peer reviewed articles should be made Open Access immediatly after publications, embargo's are no …

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    tags: article   copyright   Horizon Europe   open access   open science  

    Ethics: How do I complete the ethics questionnaire for a BOF or IOF application?

    Background information for applicants of BOF and IOF funding to fill in their ethics questionnaire

    Background

    These guidelines are designed to help applicants of BOF and IOF funding fill in their ethics questionnaire (see attachment below). Needless to say, your research should always comply with all applicable EU, (inter)national laws …

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    FAIR: What are the FAIR data principles?

    FAIR refers to a set of attributes that enable and enhance the reuse of data (and other digital objects) by both humans and machines. The 'FAIR' acronym stands for:

    • Findable
    • Accessible
    • Interoperable
    • Reusable

    The FAIR principles originated in the life sciences, but can also be applied …

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    tags: integrity   open science   research data management  

    FWO: How do I complete the DMP section in my FWO application?

    Data management planning as part of FWO policy

    As of 2018, the FWO has made Research Data Management (RDM) a key element of its policy for all support channels. This entails new requirements for researchers regarding data management planning (see the UGent RDM webpages for more details on FWO policy). …

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    tags: FWO   integriteit   integrity   research data management  

    GDPR: Can I share research data with personal data with other researchers or institutions when my research project has ended?

    The GDPR does not prevent research data containing personal data from being shared with other researchers for reproducibility and reuse after the research.

    What are the conditions for the reuse of personal data?

    • Sufficient technical and organizational measures must be taken such as pseudonymization, limitation of access to the data, …
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    GDPR: What do I need to think about when transferring personal data to third countries or international organisations?

    If you collaborate with researchers, partners or institutions located in another country, within or outside the EU, in your research, you must pay attention when making personal data accessible, forwarding or exchanging. This also applies when you use processors or subcontractors, for example when you are using websurveys hosted by …

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    GDPR: What do I need to think about when using (online) survey tools?

    When you use an (online) survey tool for your research to collect personal data, you need to make sure that this survey tool is GDPR compliant and that you follow the GDPR principles when using this tool.

    How do I know if an online survey tool is GDPR compliant?

    Before …

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    tags: GDPR   research data management  

    GDPR: What should I do if there is a data breach?

    A data breach is a security incident that affects the confidentiality, integrity or availability of personal data. Possible incidents that can lead to a data breach are:

    • access to personal data by an unauthorised third party;
    • intentional or unintentional action that affects the security of personal data;
    • sending personal data …
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    GDPR: What should I think about when I collaborate with others or share my data?

    Sharing personal data within Ghent University

    Research data with personal data can be shared within Ghent University with fellow researchers (within or outside your research project) under certain conditions for further processing or reuse of the research data. It is important to document and justify this transfer of data in …

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    GDPR: What should I think about when processing personal data from minors?

    Minors (children below the age of 18 year) have the right to specific protection, as they are often less aware of their rights, the possible risks and consequences associated with the processing of their personal data.

    Transparancy

    Minors must be informed about which personal data from them are collected, what …

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    GDPR: When am I processing high-risk personal data and when do I need to conduct a DPIA?

    What is a DPIA?

    When the personal data or the nature of the processing probably entails a high risk for the data subjects, the GDPR obliges you to carry out a risk analysis before the start of the processing, a so-called Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA).

    A DPIA is …

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    GDPR: how am I transparent to data subjects in my research?

    Informing the persons whose personal data are processed (the data subjects) is one of the basic principles and obligations of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

    As a researcher, it is your responsibility to communicate this information to the data subjects in a concise, transparent, comprehensible and easily …

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    tags: GDPR   research data management  

    GDPR: how can I ensure that the processing of personal data is lawful?

    The processing of personal data is only lawful if one of the conditions or legal grounds of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is met.

    It is very important to indicate the applicable legal basis for the processing at the start of your research in the GDPR register. The processing …

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    GDPR: how can I protect my data correctly?

    When you process personal data you have the ethical and legal obligation to ensure that personal data are sufficiently protected.

    The basic level of security must always be in accordance with the information security policy of Ghent University. However, additional measures may be necessary specifically for each processing. The …

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    GDPR: how do I register personal data processing activities?

    Why register processing activities?

    The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR, known as AVG in Dutch) requires that all activities concerning the processing of personal data at UGent and UZ Gent are documented and registered in a 'register of processing activities', the GDPR Register.

    This internal registration replaces the …

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    GDPR: how long can research data containing personal data be stored?

    The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) requires that personal data cannot be kept longer than necessary to achieve the purposes for which they are processed (see the ‘storage limitation’ principle).

    The RDM Policy framework of Ghent University requires that research data be kept for a minimum of 5 …

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    GDPR: what are personal data?

    Personal data

    The GDPR applies to the use of personal data. The definition of personal data in the context of this law is therefore of great importance.

    Personal data are any information about an identified or identifiable natural person. A natural person is considered to be identifiable if he …

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    GDPR: what are the basic principles?

    The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is based on six basic principles that you must take into account when processing personal data.

    Basic principles 1. Lawfulness, fairness and transparency

    You are obliged to process personal data in a transparent manner with respect for all applicable laws, regulations and rules. …

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    GDPR: what are the different roles and responsibilities according to the GDPR?

    Various roles are defined within the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) for the processing of personal data. The most important roles are: 

    • Data controller
    • Joint data controller 
    • Data processor

    Since controllers and processors have different responsibilities and obligations, it is important that you clearly define these roles (together with …

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    GDPR: what do I need to think about when using a mailing list in the context of my research?

    As a researcher, you sometimes make use of mailing lists for your research (e.g. sending invitations to participate in a survey/interview) or for your research activities (e.g. sending invitation to an event/conference). Mailing lists consist of postal addresses or e-mail addresses (even purely professional e-mail addresses). These are personal data …

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    GDPR: what has changed with regard to the previous privacy legislation?

    Although the main components of the previous privacy legislation are largely retained, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) also introduces a number of important changes.

    1. Accountability

    The former 'obligation to report' to the privacy commission was replaced with 'accountability' whereby you as the researcher must document the processing of …

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    GDPR: what information should I include in an informed consent form when the processing of personal data is based on the consent of the data subjects?

    To be lawful, the processing of personal data must be based on one of the legal grounds provided in the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

    If the processing of personal data within your research project is based on the consent of the data subject as the legal basis, …

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    GDPR: what is the General Data Protection Regulation?

    When you process personal data for your research, you must follow the rules of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

    The GDPR: new European privacy legislation

    The GDPR, which has been in force since 25 May 2018, modernises the existing privacy legislation. It creates a uniform European legislative framework …

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    GDPR: what rights do data subjects have, how do I respect them and what exceptions may apply to research?

    The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) defines the persons whose personal data are processed as data subjects.

    As a researcher, you have to take into account that the data subjects can in accordance with the GDPR exercise different rights with regard to their personal data.

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    GDPR: what should I do in the event of further/secondary processing of personal data?

    Primary vs. secondary processing

    In the case of further or secondary processing of personal data in a research project, the personal data will not be directly collected from the data subjects by you.

    If you do collect the personal data directly from the data subjects as part of your research …

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    tags: GDPR   research data management