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Research data

General information

University members can publish and archive their research data in Phaidra and make it freely available to the public.


Not all file formats are suited or designed for archiving and reusability. To ensure long-term preservation and reusability of research data its file formats should meet the following requirements:

  • widely used and standardized
  • non-proprietary (not associated with a specific software or hardware)
  • open source
  • lossless or no compression

A overview of suitable file formats is provided here!


To facilitate and clarify re-use, CC-Licences can be assigned to research data stored in Phaidra.

Please consider:

Clarify all legal and ethical issues before publishing your research data in Phaidra. Provide meaningful metadata.