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Research Data Management: Repositories

Research guide to serve as a portal to data repositories, agency and funder requirements, tutorials, and DMPTool.

WHY USE REPOSITORIES?

Repositories help you:

  • Manage your data
  • Cite your data by supplying a persistent identifier
  • Facilitate discovery of your data
  • Preserve your data for the long-run
  • Ensure your data remains useful over time

Evaluate Repositories for:

  • Sustainability. What is their business model? Are they a new business?
  • Preservation plan. What is their repository's preservation plan/policy?
  • Audience. Who is the intended audience for the repository?

Need to find a trustworthy repository?

  • Repositories carry the CoreTrustSeal certification
  • Repositories are audited through the Digital Repository Audit Method Based on Risk Assessment (DRAMBORA)
  • Repositories are audited and certified by the Center for Research Libraries Trusted Repository Audit Checklist (TRAC)
  • Repositories are certified through the International Council for Science World Data System (WDS)

DOMAIN-SPECIFIC REPOSITORIES

   

STEM & HEALTH SCIENCES

HUMANITIES & FINE ARTS

   

GENERAL REPOSITORIES

 

BUSINESS | FINANCE | ECONOMICS

   

EDUCATION

   

GOVERNMENT & POLITICAL SCIENCE

SOCIAL SCIENCE