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


DSpace is an open source digital object management system, useful for managing arbitrary digital objects, such as data files.  As distinct from Fedora Commons (managed by the... more

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Captures and presents information relating to experimental workflows that are based around nucleotide sequencing. INSDC forms the most comprehensive database for all molecular data types and... more

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Tool to publish and share biodiversity data sets and metadata through the GBIF network. Allows publication of ... more

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Web application that supports publication of biodiversity data to the GBIF network using pre-configured Microsoft Excel spreadsheet templates. Two main data types are supported: i) occurrence data... more

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Standardising the description, exchange and integration of molecular/genomic data.

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Software server allows users to share and edit geospatial metadata and to link them to on maps that are available on line in a search interface. Metadata are based on the ISO 19115 and ISO 19139.... more

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Server software written in Java that allows users to share and edit geospatial data. GeoServer is the reference implementation of the WMS, WFS and WCS standards of the OGC, as well as a high... more

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A repository that helps scientists store metadata and data, search, understand and effectively use the data sets they manage or those created by others. A data provider using Metacat can become... more

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Application designed to facilitate the creation of metadata so that scientist can easily locate and determine the nature of a wide range of data sets. It interfaces with the Knowledge Network for... more

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A platform to store, annotate, access and distribute treatments and the data objects within. It offers with GoldenGate and respective XML... more

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