Answered By: Kathryn Ruddock
Last Updated: Feb 04, 2019     Views: 129

PRISM Dataverse is a data repository hosted through Scholars Portal, a service of the Ontario Council of University Libraries and supported by University of Calgary's Libraries and Cultural Resources. PRISM Dataverse enables scholars to easily deposit data, create data-specific metadata for searchability and publish their datasets.

In PRISM Dataverse, scholars can:

  1. Meet funding and journal requirements to share data.
  2. Store many types of data, including: Tabular data (CSV, SPSS, R, etc), Documentation (pdf, doc, text, code), Geospatial data, Multimedia (audio-visual)
  3. Create a Digital Object Identifier (DOI) so your data is a citable research output for publications and CV.
  4. Increase the impact and visibility of your research data through worldwide dissemination.
  5. Preserve a copy of your data in a stable environment.
  6. Track usage of your data through statistics and metrics.
  7. Set permissions and licenses for your data.

To use PRISM Dataverse: 

  1. Sign up
  2. Add data

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