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Generalist Repositories

While NIH encourages the use of domain-specific repositories where possible, such repositories are not available for all datasets. When investigators cannot locate a repository for their discipline or the type of data they generate, a generalist repository can be a useful place to share data. Generalist repositories accept data regardless of data type, format, content, or disciplinary focus. NIH does not recommend a specific generalist repository and the list below, which is not exhaustive, is provided as a guide for locating generalist repositories. Investigators may also have access to an institutional repository that would be suitable for sharing data and may consider contacting their institution’s library to learn more.

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Last Reviewed: April 14, 2022