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Research Data Management

About the HSC Fort Worth Data Repository

The HSC Fort Worth Data Repository is an open access research data repository for HSC-affiliated faculty, staff and students. The repository provides convenient tools for depositing, publishing and managing datasets (and other data products), including assignment of digital object identifiers (DOIs), customizable metadata fields for describing data and robust access and versioning functions to control how data is published and shared.

Why Share Data in The HSC Fort Worth Data Repository?

  • Provides a simple process to share data
  • Provides local support from staff at Gibson D. Lewis Library
  • Can satisfy grantor and funder mandates for data archiving and sharing (see Data Management Plans)
  • Ensures reliable, managed access for data
  • Increases scholarly impact through Digital Object Identifiers (DOIs) and citation information for data
  • Improves data discoverability through keywords and other simple description fields
  • Accepts data in any file type and from any research discipline
  • Allows custom control and licensing options to govern data re-use

Share Your Data

Upload IconReady to share your data on the HSC Fort Worth Data Repository? View our step-by-step Quick Start Guide.

Generalist Repositories

If you are unable to find a discipline-specific repository to meet your data needs, consider a general repository for scientific or non-scientific data. Options to consider for a general repository includes: