Make your data count

Tools, services, and training

I need to…

... store my live research data during my project                                                                                         

Departmental IT Support

Data storage in Oxford is usually provided at the departmental level – ask your IT Officer for details.
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Nexus365 OneDrive

OneDrive for Business provides each University member with 5 TB of secure cloud-based storage.
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SharePoint Online

A collaborative online workspace that can be used for storing and sharing files.
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Electronic Lab Notebooks

ELNs provide secure collaboration with fellow researchers for the collection and management of research data.
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... preserve my data at Oxford


Oxford’s institutional archive for digital research data produced by Oxford academics.
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Sustainable Digital Scholarship

A long-term solution for the storage, publication, and preservation of data from digital research projects.
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A University of Oxford digital preservation service, suitable for sensitive data.
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... get a DOI for my dataset

Digital Object Identifiers

The Bodleian Libraries has the ability to assign DOIs to Oxford-created datasets.
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... find a suitable repository is a global registry of research data repositories, covering a wide range of academic disciplines.
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A catalogue of data standards, databases and repositories, and data policies.
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... learn about funders' requirements

Funder Requirements

Visit the Funder Requirements page on this site for summaries of major funding bodies’ data policies.
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DCC – Funders’ Policies

The Digital Curation Centre provides an overview of funding bodies’ data policies.
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... find training materials


A free online course for researchers and others who manage digital data as part of a research project.
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IT Learning Centre

A wide selection of courses, covering a range of digital skills and software packages.
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LinkedIn Learning

A huge library of IT training videos, available free of charge to University of Oxford members.
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Browse training material

Self-study materials and taught courses for researchers, plus resources for trainers.
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