The University of Oxford's Policy on the management of research data and records defines research data as 'recorded information (regardless of the form or media in which they may exist) necessary to support or validate a research project's observations, findings or outputs'.
ORA-Data is not intended to store:
It is also not intended to replace existing subject-based or national data repositories that you may prefer to use.
ORA-Data is the University of Oxford's digital catalogue and repository for research data, managed by the Bodleian Libraries. It offers a service to archive, preserve and enable the discovery and sharing of data produced by Oxford researchers.
Any type of digital research data – from across all academic disciplines – may be deposited in ORA-Data. We accept any file format.
ORA-Data is aimed at researchers who:
ORA-Data sits within the original Oxford Research Archive (ORA) for publications, so that data can be linked easily to – and browsed alongside – related publications.
Curation & user support
Oxford University Research Archive (ORA) is an institutional repository for the University of Oxford and is home to the scholarly output of its research members. It holds publications, theses and research data.