Data sharing tools repository

This repository contains about 30 data sharing tools with specifications. These tools are mainly open source and available online. The list is not meant to be exhaustive but rather as a snapshot of the current state of art and knowledge of the community relevant to data sharing tools.

Additional resources:

BDTracker (Biodiversity Service and Application tracker)
DataOne Software tools catalogue


A platform consisting of three integral tools, RefBank and ReFindit and Biosystematics Literature Repository based at ZENODO/CERN. RefBank is the place to store, parse, edit, and download... more

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Open Source:
yes

A software and transnational network of biological collections of all kinds. BioCASE enables widespread unified access to distributed and heterogeneous European collection and observational... more

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yes

Narrative (text) and data integrated publishing workflow to mobilise, review, publish, store, disseminate, make interoperable, collate and re-use data through the act of scholarly publishing. Two... more

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yes

REST web service based protocol designed for science data. There are multiple software packages which implement DAP, e.g. OPeNDAP Hyrax and THREDDS. There is current development to make Hyrax... more

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Commercial software storing data, such as Microsoft Access, Microsoft SQL Server, and Oracle, and open source tools such as MySQL, PostgreSQL, and SQLite.


Is a python reference implementation of a complete (Tier 4) member node to DataONE. Where an existing data repository wishes to become a DataONE member node, the GMN is a tool that can be used to... more

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yes

Software stack designed to provide a lightweight means to create a Tier 1 (public read, no authentication) DataONE member node based on a collection of data and metadata files on a server file... more

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The International Ecological Information Management System (DEIMS) is a Drupal open-source, collaborative platform, that provides a web interface for scientists and researchers' networks,... more

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yes

XML-based protocol to implement queries to distributed data providers. It is modelled after the Z39.50 protocol. Supports several operations such as inventory of information resources on a... more

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yes

The ‘Dryad Digital Repository‘ is a curated resource providing a general-purpose location for a wide diversity of data types. Dryad's mission is to make the data underlying scholarly publications... more

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