Data Repositories

Data Repositories

University of Arizona

Interested in providing access to your data in the Campus Repository?  Contact Kimberly Chapman, Director, Campus Repository Services. 

Tools for finding Disciplinary Repositories

The following are indexes to disciplinary repositories.  If you need help in selecting the most appropriate disciplinary repository for your data, contact Chris Kollen, Data Curation Librarian.

  • Registry of Research Data Repositories (re3data) is a resource whose goal is to create a global registry of research data repositories.  The registry covers research data repositories from different academic disciplines.
  • DataCite has an extensive list of subject repositories.  If you want to search the file, for example by subject, it's available to download from Google Doc
  • Data Citation Index is an index developed by Thomson Reuters that connects disparate datasets, connects and displays this information alongside article, book, and conference proceedings indexed in Web of Knowledge databases.
  • Scientific Data's Recommended Data Repositories is a list of recommended data repositories by Nature's Scientific Data journal. All manuscripts submitted to Scientific Data must be deposited in an approved data repository. 
  • NIH Data Sharing Repositories is a table listing NIH-supported data repositories that accept submissions of appropriate data.  Includes the Institute or Center, Repository Name, Description, Submission Policy, and How to Access the Data.
  • American Heart Association Data Repositories (AHA) is a list of approved data repositories in support of the recently released AHA Open Science Policy. Subject-focused repositories, when available, are preferred over general repositories. 
  • Data Repositories (Open Access Directory)
  • Data Sets International (part of open access publisher, Hindawi Publishing Corporation) publishes a series of journals devoted to the dissemination of Dataset Papers, hosts the underlying data behind these Dataset Papers and makes it accessible to all researchers worldwide.
  • Open Science Framework (OSF) is a scientific workflow management system realized by the Center for Open Science. Compatible with repository and citation add-ons, OSF supports research collaboration and the entire research lifecycle.