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Research Data Management

Information and guidance for researchers about managing data and writing data management plans.

Data repository

Research data repositories or archives exist for the long term storage/preservation and access to data.  Examples of directories of research data repositories are, Open Access Directory (OAD) of Data Repositories, and openDOAR (change Any Content Type to Datasets).  BioSharing is a directory of repositories in the life sciences.

Discipline specific data repositories

Discipline Repository
Social Sciences ICPSR
Recommended Scientific Data Figshare, Dryad
BioMedical NIH Data Sharing Repositories
History History Data Service
Earth Sciences EarthChem
Chemistry PubChem


UNC research data storage options

Scholarship & Creative Works @ Digital UNC accepts faculty and faculty-sponsored student research materials including data sets.

Data Security