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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.

The DataShare Workflow

Below is a diagram and summary of the DataShare workflow.

The DataShare workflow consists of 5 major steps:

  1. Contact the Library:
  2. Complete the Data Set Disclosure Form.
  3. Upload and describe your data in DataShare
  4. Curation review (and revision, if needed).
  5. Publication.

The first time you use DataShare you will need to activate your account. This takes place between steps 2 and 3. 

DataShare: the Open Data Repository of Iowa State University