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


Online service to create, manage, share, analyse and mobilise biodiversity data. Data types cover ecology, taxonomy, metagenomics, nature conservation, natural history collections, etc.

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Virtual research environments — a web-based content management software (based on Drupal) which facilitates the organisation and publication of biodiversity data (mobilisation, structuring,... more

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yes

Stores raw sequencing data from the next generation of sequencing platforms (e.g. Roche 454 GS System, Illumina Genomy Analyzer, etc.).

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Comprehensive online resource for regularly updated, quality checked and aligned ribosomal RNA sequence data for all three domains of life (Bacteria, Archaea and Eukarya).

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A web-based, freely accessible reporting system and data repository for species observations, used by citizen scientists, scientists, governmental agencies and county administrations in Sweden and... more

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yes

Microsoft Excel, DataUp and open source tool Libre Office are a software packages that enables the creation of spreadsheets or forms, provides simple data comparison and analysis tools, and... more

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TDWG Access Protocol for Information Retrieval. Its purpose was to unify the DiGIR and BioCASe protocols and make the protocol independent of certain schemas.

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yes

provides access to the 16S rRNA gene sequence alignment for browsing, blasting, probing, and downloading.

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Supports the generation and application of DNA barcode data. Accepts new submissions (incl. submission of primary specimen data, images, trace files, and nucleotide sequences) and provides tools... more

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An open source application to facilitate analysis of videos & images from  projects using camera traps to observe the animals. The most basic parts of trapper are: (i) the data base and (ii)... more

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yes

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