figshare helps academic institutions store, share and manage all of their research outputs

key benefits

  • Showcase the full spectrum of research carried out at your institution
  • Measure the impact of all of your institution's research outputs
  • Fast and simple implementation with no customization required
  • Eases the route to compliance with open data mandates
  • Light-touch, user-friendly workflows
  • Integrate into your CRIS, RIMS, institutional repository and archiving solution
  • Enhance the discoverability of your content by having it included in the figshare corpus
  • Control how content is shared internally and publically
  • Continually developing and innovating through partnerships with leading publishers and institutions
  • Dedicated support team

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questions and answers

What is the price of figshare for institutions based on?

The price depends on the research intensity of the institution, get in touch for a tailored quote

Are you compliant with funder and legal requirements?

We allow a gated publication process to ensure any public facing research is compliant with institutional, funder and legal requirements

Can figshare integrate with our institutional repository, CRIS and RIMS?

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.

Do you support custom metadata?

Yes, you are able to add custom metadata fields at an institutional or department level.

Can the institution customize and brand the figshare portal?

Yes, there are elements of the figshare portal you can tailor to your institution's brand.

What different storage methods do you support?

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.

Do you only support CC-BY, CC-0 and MIT licences?

Whilst we encourage research to be disseminated with the most liberal licence which will aid re-use, we understand that institutions like to offer their researchers a wide range of licensing options. As a result the licences offered by figshare for institutions can be customized per institution.

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