Data Reuse

Definition

Data Reuse, or Secondary Data Analysis, is the analysis of existing data collected by other individuals or institutions for a new research purpose. It can refer to statistical, quantitative data or descriptive, qualitative data

Examples

A paper that employs data reuse in Traumatic Brain Injury research: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/34803899/

Similar Terms

Secondary Data Analysis

Further Resources

This article discusses definitions of “data use” and “data reuse” in different disciplines. Also discussed are possible metrics for open science practices, like data reuse:

https://datascience.codata.org/articles/10.5334/dsj-2019-022/

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