Link to the DMLawTool:
Launch Event of the DMLawTool:
- Event page with the programme
- Recording of the event
- Answers to questions asked during the launch event (coming soon)
The DMLawTool guides researchers through the most relevant legal aspects of research data management and proposes possible solution approaches to copyright and data protection issues.
It answers questions such as:
- Is my research data protected by copyright and if yes, do I own the rights? (Copyright)
- Which license should I choose for my data? (Copyright, Licensing)
- How can I share my research data as Open Access? (Copyright)
- What are Creative Commons Licenses and how can I use them for my research data? (Copyright)
- Am I allowed to re-use research data found on a research data archive or online? (Copyright)
- What is personal data? What is sensitive data? (Data Protection)
- What do I have to consider when working with personal data? (Data Protection)
- What is the difference between anonymization and pseudonymisation? (Data Protection)
- When is my research data truly anonymized? (Data Protection)
The tool has been officially launched at the end of March, 2021, and is available to everyone for free.
- Explanation of DMLawTool Functionalities (Video)
- Case of how the DMLawTool can be used (Video)
- Repository / Source Code
DMLawTool has been developed by the Università della Svizzera italiana (USI) in collaboration with the University of Neuchâtel (UNINE) within the P-5 programme “Scientific information” of swissuniversities.
Dr. Anna Picco-Schwendener (USI, eLab, CCdigitallaw.ch) with the support of Branislava Trifkovic (USI, eLab).
- Legal aspects: Suzanna Marazza (USI, eLab, CCdigitallaw) and Yves Bauer (UNINE) under the scientific supervision of Prof. Nathalie Tissot (UNINE)
- Narrative design and content organization: Dr. Anna Picco-Schwendener with the support of Branislava Trifkovic and Suzanna Marazza
Ivan Pavic (USI, eLab)
Mattia Pera (USI, eLab)