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Data Repositories


  • National Archive of Data on Arts & Culture (NADAC)

    hosted by ICPSR, NADAC a repository that facilitates research on arts and culture by acquiring data, particularly those funded by federal agencies and other organizations, and sharing those data with researchers, policymakers, people in the arts and culture field, and the general public.


Archaeology Data Service  Accredited respository for heritage data in the United Kingdom. Collecting a one-off payment at the time of deposit​ or release of a collection

tDAR The Digital Archeological Record, housing data about archeological investigations, research and other resources. Pricing

Open Context Description is that it "reviews, edits, annotates, publishes and archives research data and digital documentation". Publishing and Archiving Costs

*Archive of the Indigenous Languages of Latin America (AILLA) digitally maintains both archival and presentation formats of all media files and any corresponding documentation. AILLA's digital assets are stored in a Fedora Commons digital repository and are accessed via an Islandora Content Management System.

*Long-term Access and Usage of Deeply Annotated Information (LAUDATIO)

Life Science

Science and Engineering

*Cyverse funded by the National Science Foundation

*NISLT Data Repository Science Data Portal Explore data, tools, and resources for Science, Engineering, Technology and more by National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) U.S Department of commerce.

*Open Science Framework

*Environmental Data Initiative "The EDI Data Portal contains environmental and ecological data packages contributed by a number of participating organizations."

*Kaggle a repository of community published data & code.

PLOS ONE: Recommended Repositories

Royal Society of Chemistry

Science Data Bank it is charge for data publishing


Social Science

*ICPSR Deposit Data Depositing data into ICPSR is free. Deposits are made using a secure data deposit form to describe the data collection and upload content. Disciplines represented include political science, sociology, demography, economics, history, gerontology, criminal justice, public health, foreign policy, terrorism, health and medical care, education, racial and ethnic minorities, psychology, law, substance abuse and mental health, and more.

*Roper Center Archiving your public opinion data.

*Network Data Exchange (NDEx) provides criminal justice agencies with an online tool for sharing, searching, linking, and analyzing information across jurisdictional boundaries.

* UK Data Service the UK's largest collection of economic, social and population data for research and teaching

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