Data PictureCaltech Research Data Repository

The Caltech library runs a campus-wide data repository to preserve the accomplishments of Caltech researchers and share their results with the world. The service enables researchers to upload research data, link data with their publications, and assign a permanent DOI so that others can reference the data set. The repository can link with a Github account to automatically preserve software releases. All Caltech researchers can deposit data or software at 

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CaltechDATA News

Usage statistics listed in CaltechDATA

June 12, 2019
  We now list unique views and downloads on every CaltechDATA item page.  We follow the COUNTER Code of...

CaltechDATA and CaltechTHESIS automatic links

March 29, 2019
  CaltechDATA now automatically includes links to theses in the CaltechTHESIS repository.  If you’re writing a thesis at Caltech, it’s easy to include data files and software:  1...

Recommended citation now available in CaltechDATA

February 19, 2019
All CaltechDATA records now include a recommended citation as part of the description field.  A link to the citation in different citation styles is also available.  A recommended...

Known Issues

  • Formatting and linking of subject, contributor, and fields with multiple entries is suboptimal.

Requested Features

  • Reviewer access to embargoed files
  • Pre-populated user information in deposit form.

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