German research infrastructures can be found via the DFG-funded information portal RIsources (German Research Foundation, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft / DFG). The research infrastructures listed provide scientists with resources and services in the planning and implementation of research projects. The research infrastructures listed have to meet quality criteria. This includes offering a recognised, established, scientific and technological service, allowing free access and having sustainable management.

RIsources is interesting for researchers, in order to find a repository for the publication of research data or in order to search for research data.