Data Repositories

Data repositories are digital archives collecting, preserving and making available research data and their metadata. Permalink is a comfortable means for linking and citing datasets.

Typology of repositories:

Data repositories are enrolled in registers:

  • Re3data.org  The most comprehensive register, containing 1834 reviewed research data repositories (30.03.2017)
  • OpenAIRE – Open Access Infrastructure for Research in Europe 819 OA compatible repositories (16.03.2017)
  • OpenDOAR - The Directory of Academic Open Access Repositories

The quality badge Data Seal of Approval certifies the trustworthiness of a repository. The list of repositories that have up to now been approved is here.