The template README provided on this website is in a form that follows best practices as defined by a number of data editors at social science journals.
The most recent version is available at https://social-science-data-editors.github.io/template_README/.
This guidance is for the author wanting to create a replication archive.
See Requested information for the information the Data Editor may request from you, prior to the acceptance of your paper for publication.
This guidance has two audiences:
Below is a selective list of policies from journals that actively verify compliance with policies through review of data, code, and documentation.
If you see a journal absent from this list, please suggest an addition (Github login required).