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Share Synthesis Data Products

Choosing to put your data products in a long-term repository can:

Data repositories vary in many ways including their specificity of topics and data types, requirements for submission, the types and formats of data they will accept, and level of curation. In general, you should (1) put your data where there are other similar types of data, and (2) include descriptive high-quality metadata that describes the dataset. Domain-specific repositories sometimes require adherence to standards for file formats and/or metadata, such as Ecological Metadata Language used by the ecology-focused Knowledge Network for Biodiversity, Darwin Core for biodiversity data, or the very general Dublin Core.

Here are a few potential repositories to consider, resources, and tools:

Contact us at cyberhelp@sesync.org if you want help finding an appropriate repository to make your data products accessible, discoverable, and citable.

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