These guidelines are informed by information provided under open licences by other organisations, including:

Australian National Data Service. ANDS guides and other resources. Available at: http://ands.org.au/guides/

Digital Curation Centre. How-to guides. Available at: http://www.dcc.ac.uk/resources/how-guides

Monash University Library. Guidelines. Available at: http://monash.edu/library/researchdata/guidelines/

Van den Eynden, Veerle, et al (2011). Managing and sharing data: Best practice for researchers. Colchester: UK Data Archive. Available at: http://data-archive.ac.uk/media/2894/managingsharing.pdf