20. Recordkeeping

Generally, research records should be kept for the length of time required by UI or federal policy, usually 3-6 years after the completion of the research. However, individual DoD components may have additional requirements, including the transfer of records to the DoD component. There should also be a research record retained at UI unless there is an executable data usage agreement specifying otherwise.  Retained records shall be made accessible for inspections and copying by authorized representatives of the DoD.