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Love Data Week: Data Resources

Love Data Week!Love Data Week (LDW) is an international social media event coordinated by research data specialists, mostly working in academic and research libraries or data archives or centers and hosted by ICPSR.

 

 

Organizations
Data Repositories

Datacite

DataCite is a leading global non-profit organization that provides persistent identifiers (DOIs) for research data and other research outputs. Organizations within the research community join DataCite as members to be able to assign DOIs to all their research outputs. This way, their outputs become discoverable and associated metadata is made available to the community.

DataOne

DataONE is a community driven project providing access to data across multiple member repositories, supporting enhanced search and discovery of Earth and environmental data.

The Dataverse Project

Dataverse is an open source web application to share, preserve, cite, explore, and analyze research data. It facilitates making data available to others, and allows you to replicate others' work more easily. Researchers, journals, data authors, publishers, data distributors, and affiliated institutions all receive academic credit and web visibility.

Digital Commons @ Connecticut College

Connecticut College’s electronic archive, housing published and unpublished work by faculty and students as well as publications of College departments and offices. Digital Commons provides electronic preservation and persistent access worldwide to the scholarly and creative works of the College community.

Dryad Digital Repository

The Dryad Digital Repository is a curated resource that makes research data discoverable, freely reusable, and citable. Dryad provides a general-purpose home for a wide diversity of data types.

Figshare

Figshare allows users to upload any file format to be previewed in the browser so that any research output, from posters and presentations to datasets and code, can be disseminated in a way that the current scholarly publishing model does not allow

Generalist Repository Comparison Chart Comparison Group  

Designed to assist researchers in finding a generalist repository should no domain repository be available to preserve their research data. Generalist repositories accept data regardless of data type, format, content, or disciplinary focus.

Github

GitHub is a development platform inspired by the way you work. From open source to business, you can host and review code, manage projects, and build software alongside 40 million developers.

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