Open Data Sets


Dryad is an international open-access repository of research data, especially data underlying scientific and medical publications.

Harvard Dataverse

Harvard Dataverse is an online data repository where you can share, preserve, cite, explore, and analyze research data.


Figshare is an online open access repository where researchers can preserve and share their research outputs, including figures, datasets, images, and videos.

Google Dataset Search

Google Dataset Search is a search engine from Google that helps researchers locate online data that is freely available for use.


Databrary is a useful data management and storage system, and lets me avoid unreliable hard-drives and bulkyfiling cabinets.

Qualitative Data Repository

The Qualitative Data Repository (QDR) is a dedicated and secure archive for preserving and sharing digital data generated or collected through qualitative and multi-method research.

OGD India

A platform for supporting Open Data initiative of Government of India. It facilitates Government Organizations to publish their datasets in open formats for free public use.


openICPSR is a research data-sharing service for social and behavioral sciences. It allows the public to access research data at no charge.


ICPSR maintains and provides access to a vast archive of social science data for research and instruction.


DataONE is a network of interoperable data repositories facilitating data sharing, data discovery, and open science.