Answered By: Research Data Management ULS Last Updated: Nov 10, 2015 Views: 66
D-Scholarship@Pitt provides long-term storage of the scholarly output created by University of Pittsburgh faculty and students, including research data. Sharing your research data by depositing it in a repository like D-Scholarship@Pitt facilitates preservation, data discovery and access, and citation.
Accepts nearly any format of file including tar.gz and zip files
Assigns your data deposits a Digital Object Identifier (DOI), a permanent and unique identifier for a digital object that is used in citations that will help others to find and cite your data
Allows you to add information that provides important context for your data so that others can discover, understand, and trust the data files
Is best suited for datasets that are in an inactive state (i.e., after the completion of a research project)
Tracks your work using alternative metrics to help demonstrate your impact and see how others are using your data
Can be used to add a catalog-only entry for datasets that you’ve deposited in another data repository
Allows for you to make data fully public, private, or available only to the Pitt community.
Find out more at ULS Support for Research Data Management. You can view details about managing your data throughout the research lifecycle at Research Data Management @ Pitt. Contact us to ask a question, set up a consultation, or learn more about this available service.
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