You can upload your data on Vivli before it is shared with others. The study would be listed on Vivli’s platform and would make note of the date when the study data will be available. Researchers can still request the data and it will be shared when the embargo period has ended.
FAQ Group: Sharing data on the Vivli platform
Can I delete data I contributed to the Vivli platform?
You may update your data or request that your data is deleted by contacting the Vivli team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
How long will Vivli store my research in the Vivli platform?
At a minimum, Vivli will make data available for researchers for 10 years, unless they are contractually unable to do so. On an ongoing basis, Vivli evaluates its data holdings with regard to maintaining access and reserves the right to discontinue the distribution of a data collections when deemed appropriate.
When materials are deaccessioned, the data are no longer publicly accessible at Vivli, although they may still be preserved in Vivli’s storage vault. Because digital files are assigned a persistent digital object identifier (DOI), the study description is still available to view, but is not searchable through Vivli. Web crawlers are instructed to ignore the descriptions (via the robots exclusion protocol).
For more information about Vivli’s policy, please contact Vivli at email@example.com
Does my data need to be related to a published article?
No, the data you share does not have to be published. However, the data must be affiliated with completed clinical research. We can meet publication requirements by sharing underlying data.
What is the maximum file size?
Vivli data contributors can share files up to 500 MB. Larger sizes of up to 100T can be accommodated. If your file is larger than 1T, please contact Vivli Support at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Does submission to the Vivli platform satisfy publisher requirements for availability of data?
Yes. The Vivli platform meets ICMJE requirements which includes many of the leading journals. This blog provides sample language for how answer the questions about data sharing as part of the journal requirements.
How do researchers discover my data in the Vivli platform?
All data sets are assigned a unique Digital Object Identifier (DOI), which helps make data sets easily discoverable and easy to trace when cited.
How is data reviewed or curated?
Vivli offers curation of the study metadata through a process overseen by Cochrane. It also has specialist vendors who can help with anonymization. If you need help with anonymization, contact our support team at email@example.com to discuss your options.
Is data shared on the Vivli platform public or private?
Vivli offers a secure platform for storing data. The list of studies available via Vivli’s platform is public, however, users must request access to the data for a specific research proposal, and all requests must be approved before access is granted. For more information, see Share Data.
How much does it cost to share my data on the Vivli platform?
Learn about the the fee breakdown for sharing your data here: Share Data