The TRUST Principles for digital repositories
These principles offer guidance for maintaining the trustworthiness of digital repositories, especially those responsible for the stewardship of research data.
Figshare has endorsed the TRUST principles for digital repositories (https://www.rd-alliance.org/trust-principles-rda-community-effort)
||Guidance for Repositories
||To be transparent about specific repository services and data holdings that are verifiable by publicly accessible evidence.
||To be responsible for ensuring the authenticity and integrity of data holdings and for the reliability and persistence of its service.
||To ensure that the data management norms and expectations of target user communities are met.
||To sustain services and preserve data holdings for the long-term.
||To provide infrastructure and capabilities to support secure, persistent, and reliable services.
Source: Lin et al., 2020. The TRUST Principles for Digital Repositories. Scientific Data