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Sharing research data

Visit the Data Management Toolkit @ UNH for more on managing, preparing, and sharing research data.

Best practice for sharing data is to use a disciplinary-specific repository - such as GenBank for genetic sequence data or ICPSR for social and behavioral research data. To locate a repository for archiving or sharing your data, search the Registry of Research Data Repositories ( and the Data Repository listing on the Open Access Directory Wiki logo.  Links to the registry of research data repositories.                                         Open Access Directory logo.  Links to the Data Repository listing in the Open Access Directory Wiki. Data Repository Listing

There are also several generalist open access repositories that are free to use and allow open access to data. These are appropriate for all kinds of data and research outputs and include: