“figshare wants to open up scientific data to the world”
“Dropbox for academic research”
“Simple and cost-effective software”
“figshare aims to be a repository for scientific [data]”
“duplication is reduced, money saved and discovery, sped up”
The service that we have commissioned from our new partners is highly innovative, and will place Loughborough University at the very forefront of developments in Research Data Management.Peter Townsend,
Director of the Research Office, Loughborough University
figshare is a great fit and allows us to have a system in place much faster and more economically than trying to build our own system from scratchWilhelm Widmark,
Library Director, Stockholm University
We wanted to make it easier for them to store, share and publish their data, while offering them the security of storage at Monash. figshare was presented a an attractive options for our research data management solutionDavid Groenewegen
Director, Research Infrastructure, Monash University Library
A really important update to the scientific publishing process: figshare.com allows researchers to share data, negative results #bigwinTim O'Reilly
Founder and CEO, O'Reilly Media
The price depends on the research intensity of the institution, get in touch for a tailored quote.
We allow a gated publication process to ensure any public facing research is compliant with institutional, funder and legal requirements.
All research on figshare can be pushed to any institutional repository eg. Dspace, Eprints Fedora. We can also integrate with any RIMS or CRIS eg. Symplectic or Pure.
Yes, you are able to add custom metadata fields at an institutional or department level.
Yes, there are elements of the figshare portal you can tailor to your institution's brand.
figshare is hosted on Amazon Web Services but we can also integrate with centralized cloud solutions like RDSI or can integrate with local institutional storage.
Whilst we encourage research to be disseminated with the most liberal license which will aid re-use, we understand that institutions like to offer their researchers a wide range of licensing options.
As a result the licenses offered by figshare for institutions can be customized per institution.