Data sharing is increasingly important in research and now often mandated by funding agencies. There are many discipline-specific data repositories, many of which are open access. Learn more about the Open Data movement through SPARC, the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition. Also, check out our page on library data services to learn more on how W&M librarians can assist with your data for research projects.
Here are some resources for finding open access repositories in which to use or deposit your datasets. Some, such as Dryad, require a fee.:
Depositing your work in an open access repository is another way to share your research. Be careful to comply with copyright and licensing restrictions when uploading your published work to one of these repositories.