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DataShare: ISU's Open Research Data Repository

Iowa State University’s DataShare is an open access repository for sharing and publishing research data created by Iowa State University scholars and researchers.

DataShare: the Open Data Repository of Iowa State University

 

Share your research data with confidence

Iowa State University’s DataShare is an open access repository for sharing, publishing, and archiving research data created by Iowa State University scholars and researchers.

Why use DataShare?

Findable

DataShare shares records describing published datasets to the open web so that search engines, researchers, libraries, and more can find them.

Trusted

The University Library manages DataShare and has a track record of good stewardship. Library staff will work with you to ensure that your data is ready to share. Additionally, all data published on DataShare is assigned a DOI (Digital Object Identifier) to make it easier to locate and cite.

Vetted

Data Set Disclosure forms are reviewed by staff in various offices at the university to ensure that the data should be shared and library staff review data before publication in order to assist researchers in making their data FAIR and reuse-ready.


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DataShare is a joint project supported by the University Library, Office of the Vice President for Research, and Information Technology. As an open access repository DataShare does not accept or publish data that contains sensitive, proprietary, confidential, or personally identifiable information (PII).