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This is a select list of data repositories that researchers may wish to consult or include in a data management plan. The listed repositories accept data submissions from unaffiliated researchers. For more extensive coverage, re3data.org is a comprehensive and searchable database of online data repositories.
General & Multidisciplinary
Cambridge Structural Database
A repository for small-molecule organic and metal-organic crystal structures.
An open archive for the biological activities of substances, a part of the National Center for Biotechnology Information.
A community contributed collection of open data from around the world.
Explore geospatial data and resources, including an interactive map of submerged land information, maps of air quality across the U.S., data on water resources, and more.
The Cell Image Library
A public repository of reviewed and annotated images, videos, and animations of cells from a variety of organisms, showcasing cell architecture, intracellular functionalities, and both normal and abnormal processes.
A dynamic archive of information on digital morphology and high-resolution X-ray computed tomography of biological specimens.
Dryad Digital Repository
A general-purpose resource for a wide diversity of datatypes.
An archive of articles that appear in the ESA journals (Ecology, Ecological Applications, Ecological Monographs, Ecosphere, Ecosystem Health and Sustainability and Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America), as well as peer-reviewed data papers with abstracts published in the printed journals.
RCSB Protein Data Bank
An archive about the 3D shapes of proteins, nucleic acids, and complex assemblies that helps students and researchers understand all aspects of biomedicine and agriculture, from protein synthesis to health and disease.
History Data Service
A collection of digital resources that support historical research, learning and teaching.
Public-use files with no access restrictions.