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Research Data Management and Curation: Data Repositories

This guide covers the research data management and curation resources available at the University of Alabama through a partnership of the UA Libraries, Office for Research, and Office for Information Technology.

General Use Repositories

FigShare  Figshare allows to manage all your research outputs and make them available in a citable, shareable and discoverable manner.

GigaDB  GigaDB contains 218 discoverable, trackable and citable datasets that have been assigned DOIs and are available for public download and use.

Dryad Digital Repository Search and upload datasets that are associated with scholarly publications. 

Data Management Resources

DMPTool  Write a data management plan using DMPTool

NIH Guidance on Data Sharing   

National Science Foundation  

SPARC   provides a detailed analysis of the 16 federal agency  responses on data sharing policies released to date to White House OSTP directive, mandating that federal agencies post research results to open-access repositories

Searching for Existing Data and Repositories

Selected Repositories in Social Sciences and Humanities

Selected Repositories in Physical Sciences

Selected Repositories in Life Sciences

Selected Repositories in Engineering

Selected Software and Code Repositories

Bitbucket, Github, and SourceForge are popular software repository websites that allow hosting, sharing, discovering, and version control of code.