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Advantages of data repositories
The deposit process creates useful metadata to describe your data
Repositories assign unique identifiers to data, e.g. DOIs or Handles
Long term, safe storage
Simplified data sharing and therefore promoting citations
Some repositories provide tools so researchers can interact with your data
Registry of Research Data Repositories (re3data)
The Registry of Research Data Repositories (re3data) allows you to search for discipline-specific repositories
Repository Finder - DataCite
Repository Finder allows researchers to quickly search and find an appropriate repository for their data. Repository Finder is built on top of the re3data (Registry of Research Data Repositories) which is a list of repositories that support the principles of F.A.I.R. data.
Find data for research - Research Data Australia (RDA)
Find, access, and re-use data for research from over one hundred Australian research organisations, government agencies, and cultural institutions. NB. All metadata in the University's Research Data Portal (RDP), is pushed to Research Data Australia ensuring optimal discovery for your research data outputs.
Discipline-specific Data Repositories
Australian Data Archive
A service for research in the Humanities & Social Sciences. Depositing your research data with the Australian Data Archive will ensure that your data is preserved for the future, and will enable it to be shared with others for secondary analysis.
International Data Archives