Data Storage and Repositories

This guide provides current information on data storage for short and long term uses.

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Locating Data Repositories

A number disciplines have developed their own repositories. The value of these repositories are in the availability and familiarity with researchers within the discipline and the subject specific metadata searching capabilities and ontologies.

Here are several tools that may help you identify subject specific data repositories:

General Data Repositories

General repositories are often recommended by publishers as well as granting agencies for the deposit of data related to research studies. The following are often recommended