Data library

data library , data archive , or data repository is a collection of numerical and / or geospatial data sets for secondary use in research. A data library is Normally portion of a larger institution (academic, corporate, scientific, medical, Governmental, etc.) Established for research data archiving and data to serve the users of That organization. The CD-ROMs or central server for download. A data library may also maintain subscriptions to licensed data for its users to access. Whether a data library is also considered a data archive may depend on the extent of unique holdings in the collection, Whether long-term preservation services are offered, and whether they serve a broader community. Most public data libraries are listed in the Registry of Research Data Repositories . Continue Reading “Data library”