Data Policy

Data Sharing

ASME supports and encourages Data Sharing where applicable by all authors publishing as part of the ASME Journal Program.

Authors are responsible for securing permissions for any data or code being shared. Applicable restrictions must be included in the Data Availability Statement.

Data Availability Statement

If an author chooses to make their data available, a section named “Data Availability Statement” should be added as a separate section in their paper.

The data availability statement should make clear how the data is being made available:

  1. Public under license.
  2. Available upon reasonable request.
  3. Open. See

Repository Options

  1. Author’s Institution
  2. Public Repository

    1. Search the Registry of Research Data Repositories to find a suitable repository,
    2. Some data repositories require a subscription and may have author usage fees for which authors are responsible.