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Computer Science: Handbooks, Data, & Standards


Finding Data

These are just a few of the resources you can use to locate research data. Guidelines for citing data sets vary; see specific data resources for more information about citations.
Openly available data from the U.S. government for research and application development.

DOE Data Explorer
Search and download datasets produced by U.S. Department of Energy research.

A platform for collaborative software development.

An online code repository for development and download of open-source software.

Databib is a search tool to aid identification of data repositories for data submission and reuse. It has records for hundreds of data repositories worldwide, and can be searched by title or description.

DataCite Search
DataCite is an international organization that seeks to promote data access and reuse by making data sets "citable" and linking data to journal articles. This search tool allows researchers to search for data sets by author, keyword, and more.

Figshare is a web service that makes data "citable, searchable, and shareable." Research data in a variety of formats is freely available through the figshare search tool and is protected under a Creative Commons copyright license.


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