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How can you publish and share your data?

FileSender - tool for sharing large files

  • FileSender is a tool that can be used to send a file too large to be attached to an email. Log in via filesender.deic.dk with your WAYF login and upload your file
    • Select recipient(s)
    • Press Send
    • The recipient will receive an email with a link which can be used to download the file.
  • It is also possible to send a so-called "upload voucher", which allows you to receive files from others. Upload may take several minutes, depending on your internet connection.
  • Read more about FileSender.

Github - open source collaboration platform

  • Github is an open source collaboration platform for researchers, originally established to share and develop software.
  • Github offers some services free and others for a fee.
  • Free storage up to 500 MB.
  • Read more about Github

Open Science Framework – open source platform

  • OSF is a free, open-source collaboration platform for researchers
  • Here you can share publications, data and ongoing research projects
  • OSF enables the storage of individual files up to 5 GB using Google Cloud .
  • For large amounts of data, OSF collaborates with a number of repositories, including Github, Dataverse and Figshare.
  • Read more about the Open Science Framework

Journal Publishers - collaborations with selected repositories

Licenses - examples of licenses for data

Creative Commons 

GNU General Public License 

MIT License 

Data Management and Open Science support

  • AU Library supports good data management practice at Aarhus University
  • The library offers support to researchers and students on the handling of research data, supervision, planning and sharing of data throughout the research process  

Need help?

If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to contact the liason librarian associated with your field, who will be happy to assist you with your questions.

Alternatively, you are always welcome to contact your local library.