Category: Open Data

Where to Find or Publish Research Data: 10 Years of Re3Data

Where to Find or Publish Research Data: 10 Years of Re3Data

If you are looking for research data or a suitable repository to publish your research data, Re3Data is a one-stop shop. Now the directory is celebrating its tenth anniversary. We congratulate and show how it helps you select research data repositories. For ten years now, the Registry of Research Data Repositories (Re3data) has been supporting researchers around the world. With entries from all major research data repositories (more than 2,800) across all research disciplines, Re3Data is the most comprehensive source of information on research data repositories. The search and filtering functionalities make the platform as useful for finding published research data […]

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More Awareness Through Open Research Data: How to Find a FAIR Repository

More Awareness Through Open Research Data: How to Find a FAIR Repository

Would you like to store your research data securely for the long term and make it easy to find on a repository that follows the FAIR principles? But how can you find a FAIR repository? In this blog post a search strategy is described for you. When you use a FAIR data repositor, it facilitates or enables you to make your data FAIR (Findable, Accessible, Interoperable and Reusable). This allows you to benefit from many advantages, such as a greater impact of your research. Unfortunately, finding the right repository is not always easy. This is because there is no central […]

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More Credit Through Open Research Data: how to Recognize a FAIR Repository [Checklist]

More Credit Through Open Research Data: how to Recognize a FAIR Repository [Checklist]

If you store your research data in a repository that adheres to the FAIR principles, they will be securely stored and findable for the long term. However, it is usually not possible to tell at first glance whether a repository is actually FAIR. This blog post helps you to check repositories for their FAIRness. A suitable data repository helps to secure or publish your data FAIR (Findable, Accessible, Interoperable and Reusable). It can play a central role in making your data more valuable for current and future research, for example, by helping you organize and preserve it for the long […]

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More Impact Through FAIR Research Data: These Tools Check the FAIRness of Your Data

More Impact Through FAIR Research Data: These Tools Check the FAIRness of Your Data

What do the FAIR principles mean in practice and how can they be applied correctly? There are a number of things to consider when preparing FAIR research data. Luckily, you do not have to do everything on your own. Some helpful tools support you. These analyze, for example, how FAIR your data already is and give you practical tips for improvement. If you publish your research data openly, transparently and thus FAIR for third parties, you will benefit from more visibility for your own work – and possibly from higher citation rates as a result. But how can research data […]

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