Repositories are used to store, document and publish all kinds of digital objects. Data repositories can help make a researcher's data more discoverable and accessible, and lead to potential reuse. Using a repository can thus lead to increased citations of a researcher's work.
Repositories also support the FAIR principles: They provide a unique and persistent identifiers for data, they help to add rich, clear and machine-readable metadata to data, and they make the data findable using web-based search engines.
Depending on the discipline requirements researchers may be required to store their data in certain repositories. Discipline-specific or disciplinary repositories offer the benefits of visibility in the research community, research data management expertise, specialised tools, and are already established services in some disciplines. The global Register of Research Data Repositories re3data, opens an external URL in a new window can help you find a research data repository for your domain.
Since 2020, TU Wien has been operating its own university-wide data repository in friendly-user mode. This means that not all functionalities are yet available to the full extent and the repository team provides support in some areas.
TU Data Repository, opens an external URL in a new window is a cross-disciplinary repository designed for research data from all faculties of TU Wien.
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