To share your research materials, one of the best options is to publish them in a repository, a storage facility (often also a preservation and curation facility) where users can upload and download their data, make it accessible and discoverable, all in an effort to fulfill grant requirements and/or support the free sharing of scholarly knowledge. Materials that are deposited into a repository should be:
A wide variety of institution-based and discipline-specific repositories exist for researchers to choose from. The repository itself should be:
Consider depositing in both a subject-specific repository, if there is one available, and a generalist repository to maximize discovery and safety of the data.
Sherpa Juliet enables researchers and librarians to see funders' conditions for open access publication and is a searchable database and single focal point of up-to-date information concerning research funders' policies and their requirements on open access, publication and data archiving.