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Data Repositories

University of Toronto Libraries data repository

Dataverse: A self-serve data repository where you can create an account and deposit your data for sharing with others

Creating, Editing, and Publishing a Dataverse

Publishing Datasets in Dataverse

Dataverse Quick Guides

Other data repositories

Multidisciplinary Repositories: Some examples include Zenodo  |  Figshare  |  Dryad

Discipline-Specific Repositories: re3data.org (Registry of Research Data Repositories). Use the search tool to find a repository for your discipline.
 

Data repository comparison

Below are guides for selecting a data repository:

  • This table lists cost and size limits for University of Toronto Dataverse and multidisciplinary data repositories
Repository Name Cost Size Limits
Dryad

$120 for first 20 GB
$50 US for each additional 10 GB

None stated
figshare

• 1 GB (no cost)
• Other pricing options:
www.g2crowd.com/products/figshare/pricing

• 250 MB (for no cost option)
• Other pricing options allow increased file size limits: 
www.g2crowd.com/products/figshare/pricing
University of Toronto Dataverse No fees    2.5 GB per file, multiple files can be uploaded

Zenodo

• No fees
• Donations towards sustainability are encouraged
50 GB per dataset

 

  • General Repository Comparison (FAIRsharing.org)
    A tool for researchers to help select the best general repository for their data or other digital objects

 

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