Repository Profiles

QDR Launches Dataverse Repository: Propelling Qualitative and Multi-Method Research & Data Sharing

With its focus on qualitative and multi-method research, the Qualitative Data Repository (QDR) at Syracuse University curates, archives, and enables the sharing of qualitative research data. The Dataverse Project plays an integral part in propelling QDR’s mission to make the sharing of qualitative data a customary practice in the social sciences.

QDR recently went in search of...

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From Analog to Bytes: The Transformation of the Murray Research Archive

The Henry A. Murray Research Archive (MRA) at Harvard University’s Institute for Quantitative Social Science (IQSS) is a permanent repository for qualitative and quantitative research data. Founded in 1976, tucked away in Radcliffe Yard, the MRA was fondly known as The Murray Center, emphasizing the study of lives over time, with a particular focus on the lives and concerns of women. Even from these early years, the MRA was defined by its commitment...

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Canada’s CARL Portage Network announces the launch of Dataverse North

The Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) Portage Network (https://portagenetwork.ca/),  is a national, library-based research data management network that coalesces initiatives in research data management to build capacity and coordinate activities.

Under the auspices of the Portage Network, Dataverse North (https://portagenetwork.ca/dataverse-north-working-group/) is a Canadian research library initiative created to develop a community of practice for libraries using or interested in using Dataverse as a repository for research data in Canada. Comprised of members...

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Scientific Data now recommends Harvard Dataverse for all areas of Science

Beginning Monday, November 14th, the Nature Research journal Scientific Data will include Harvard Dataverse in its newly expanded list of general purpose data repositories, for researchers submitting supporting datasets from any research subject, including biology, health, physical, earth, and social sciences. Harvard Dataverse has been recommended by...

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UVa Library Launches “Libra Data”—University of Virginia Dataverse Repository

On March 29, 2016 the University of Virginia (UVa) Library announced their new “Libra Data” service, powered by DataverseLibra Data is a place for UVa researchers to share data publicly, and is part of the Libra Scholarly Repository suite of services which includes works of UVa scholarship such as articles, books, theses, and data. Libra Data will make it much easier for users to deposit datasets into the repository.... Read more about UVa Library Launches “Libra Data”—University of Virginia Dataverse Repository