TRUST Principles

Definition: A set of guiding principles that consider Transparency, Responsibility, User focus, Sustainability, and Technology (TRUST) as the essential components for assessing, developing, and sustaining the trustworthiness of digital data repositories (especially those that store research data). They are complementary to the FAIR Data Principles.

Related terms: FAIR principles, Metadata, Open Access, Open Data, Open Material, Repository

Reference: Lin et al. (2020)

Drafted and Reviewed by: Aleksandra Lazić, Jamie P. Cockcroft, Mahmoud Elsherif, Helena Hartmann, Sam Parsons

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