The ability to preview the data within the article itself through the figshare widget, and without the need for special viewers, is an important benefit for our readers. This fits well with the F1000Research goals and with our requirement that all our articles are published with their underlying data and that the data are accessible.
There are varying tiers of cost based on the volume of articles, size of data, integration with other systems and the complexity of implementation.
Yes, we work with publishers of all types and offer different options for traditional publishers. For example, you could expose your supplemental data in front of the paywall, increasing the interest around an article, while keeping the full text behind the paywall. We also support the option of having all data behind the paywall with the article.
By default our data is stored on Amazon Web Services S3 in Dublin, but we can plug into alternate storage solutions or push a duplicate copy of the data to your storage.
figshare can be integrated with any existing systems but extra development time and cost could be incurred.
Yes, there are elements of the figshare portal you can tailor to your brand.
Whilst we encourage research to be disseminated with the most liberal license which will aid re-use, we understand that publishers like to offer their researchers a wide range of licensing options. As a result the licenses offered by figshare can be customized per publisher.