The why, what, and how of repositories

DataCite is a community of libraries, research institutions, and data centers that house repositories. We often receive questions about how exactly we work with repositories, so we wanted to take this opportunity to answer your top 10 questions. How does DataCite define a repository? We define a repository as a service operated by research organizations, […]

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German Research Foundation to fund new services of re3data

Since its launch in 2012, re3data has become the resource of information about research data repositories. It indexes and provides extensive information about more than 2450 research data repositories. Universities and research centres register their institutional, disciplinary and interdisciplinary research data repositories in re3data to enable researchers, funding bodies, publishers and scholarly institutions to select […]

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2,000 Data Repositories and Science Europe’s Framework for Discipline-specific Research Data Management

By offering detailed information on more than 2,000 research data repositories, re3data has become the most comprehensive source of reference for research data infrastructures globally. Through the development and advocacy of a framework for discipline-specific research data management, Science Europe is looking at the minimum requirements for research data repositories that can be used by […]

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re3data Webinar and DataCite: En Avant!

The inaugural meeting of the DataCite re3data Working Group was convened in Paris on September 20th at the offices of the International Council for Science (ICSU). Co-chairs Michael Witt and Frank Scholze gave the background and history of Databib, which was initially funded by the IMLS in the United States, and re3data.org, which has been […]

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