Edinburgh DataShare

Edinburgh DataShare is a digital repository of research data produced at the University of Edinburgh.

Edinburgh University researchers who have produced research data associated with an existing or forthcoming publication, or which has potential use for other researchers, are invited to upload their dataset for sharing and safekeeping.

Openly licensed datasets

Researchers may choose to apply an open data licence to their dataset, so much of the content in the repository is openly licensed. Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International licence (CC-BY 4.0) is the default licence. This grants any user permission to copy, share or adapt the data, as long as they attribute the original work.


Browse by community, collections, or search tool

To search the DataShare users can type keywords and terms into the search box, or select a community to browse its collections:

College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences

College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine

College of Science & Engineering

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