About Edinburgh DataShare

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Everything you need to know in order to deposit and begin sharing your data.

Edinburgh DataShare

Browse the data collections in the repository or deposit your own research data. Direct link to the repository.

Edinburgh DataShare

Benefits of deposit

Why University of Edinburgh researchers might want to deposit their data in Edinburgh DataShare.

Benefits of deposit

How to deposit your data

How to register, set up a collection, and fill in the deposit form.

How to deposit your data

Checklist for deposit

Describes the steps you need to follow and what you need to consider before depositing in the repository.

Checklist for deposit

Service background

How Edinburgh DataShare came into being. On what technology it is based. How it is related to other services.

Service background

Our definitions

What do we mean by research data, repository, etc?

Our definitions

Trustworthiness

What makes a digital repository trustworthy? What is the Data Seal of Approval? How can we make sure the repository is trusted by our depositors and data users?

Trustworthiness

Service policies

Our policies about data and metadata re-use, repository scope (content), submissions and preservation, lodged with the Directory of Open Access Repositories (OpenDOAR) at the University of Nottingham.

Service policies

DataShare depositor agreement

The terms and conditions agreed by each depositor when submitting their data items to the repository. Passes on data curation rights to the repository staff.

DataShare depositor agreement

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