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General information

Name of repository DRYAD
Repository URL http://datadryad.org
Subjects Agriculture, Forestry, Horticulture and Veterinary Medicine Agriculture, Forestry, Horticulture and Veterinary Medicine Basic Biological and Medical Research Biochemistry and Animal Physiology Bioinformatics and Theoretical Biology Biology Evolution, Anthropology General Genetics Geology and Palaeontology Geosciences (including Geography) Humanities and Social Sciences Life Sciences Medicine Microbial Ecology and Applied Microbiology Microbiology, Virology and Immunology Natural Sciences Plant Ecology and Ecosystem Analysis Plant Sciences Social and Behavioural Sciences Virology Zoology
Description DataDryad.org is a curated general-purpose repository that makes the data underlying scientific publications discoverable, freely reusable, and citable. Dryad is an international repository of data underlying peer-reviewed scientific and medical literature, particularly data for which no specialized repository exists. The content is considered to be integral to the published research. All material in Dryad is associated with a scholarly publication
Content types Plain text Scientific and statistical data formats Software applications Source code Standard office documents Structured text other
Keywords scientific and medical publications Biodiversity interdisciplinary
Repository size 5142 data packages, 15457 data files, 312 journals, 18826 authors
Repository type other
Mission statement for designated community http://datadryad.org/pages/organization#community
Research data repository language(s) eng
Data and/or service provider dataProvider
serviceProvider

Responsible institutions (6)

Institution name Dryad
URL http://datadryad.org/pages/membershipOverview
Contact director@datadryad.org
Country United States
Type(s) of responsibility general
Type of institution non-profit
Institution name National Evolutionary Synthesis Center
Additional name NESCent
URL http://www.nescent.org
Contact help@datadryad.org
Country United States
Type(s) of responsibility general
technical
Type of institution non-profit
Institution name University of North Carolina, Metadata Research Center
Additional name UNC, MRC
URL http://ils.unc.edu/mrc/
Country United States
Type(s) of responsibility general
Type of institution non-profit
Institution name Institute of Museum and Library Services
Additional name IMLS
URL http://www.imls.gov/
Country United States
Type(s) of responsibility funding
Type of institution non-profit
Institution name JISC
Additional name Joint Information Systems Committee
URL http://www.jisc.ac.uk/
Country United Kingdom
Type(s) of responsibility funding
Type of institution non-profit
Institution name National Science Foundation
Additional name NSF
URL http://www.nsf.gov/
Country United States
Type(s) of responsibility funding
Type of institution non-profit

Terms (4)

Policy name Membership Policy
URL http://datadryad.org/themes/Mirage/docs/Membership_Policy.pdf
Policy name Membership Agreement
URL http://datadryad.org/themes/Mirage/docs/Membership_Agreement.pdf
Policy name Terms of Service
URL http://datadryad.org/pages/policies
Policy name Joint Data Archiving Policy (JDAP)
URL http://datadryad.org/pages/jdap

Legal aspects

Database access
Type of access to research data repository open
Database licences (1)
License name CC
License URL http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
Data access
Type of access to data open
Data licences (2)
License name CC
License URL http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
License name other
License URL http://datadryad.org/pages/faq#using
Data upload
Type of data upload restricted
Data upload restriction type registration
Data upload license name Depositing data to Dryad
Data license URL http://datadryad.org/pages/faq#depositing

Standards

Name of the repository software DSpace
Versioning yes
Persistent identifier system DOI
Data citation guideline http://datadryad.org/pages/faq#using
Quality management yes

Application programming interfaces (2)

API type OAI-PMH
URL http://www.openarchives.org/OAI/openarchivesprotocol.html
API type other
URL http://wiki.datadryad.org/Data_Access#Programmatic_access_to_data_files_using_the_DataONE_API

Alerting services (1)

Type of alerting service RSS
Alerting service http://blog.datadryad.org/feed/

Remarks

Remarks Dryad is a nonprofit organization, governed by its member organizations, including journals, publishers, scientific societies, funding agencies, and other stakeholders, and an international repository of data underlying scientific and medical publications. For more information see http://datadryad.org/pages/membershipOverview
Entry date 2013-02-06
Last update 2014-04-11

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