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.  Access the repository at


6/2/17 - CaltechDATA has officially launched!

5/18/1- CaltechDATA now supports Shibboleth (IMSS access.caltech) logins.  All Caltech users can log in at by clicking "Login with a Caltech account".  Beta user can log in by entering their existing CaltechDATA user name and password or by clicking "Login with a Caltech account".

4/26/17 - CaltechDATA now supports a range of dates.

4/11/17 - Write API is now operational.  Email us at data [at] if you want automatically submit data sets.

4/4/17 - All CaltechDATA records are now located on the domain

3/2/17 - CaltechDATA Beta program is now open! 

Known Issues

  • Automatically created records from Github releases might be delayed or fail.  Please let us know at data [at] if you experience a problem.
  • Formatting and linking of subject, contributor, and related identifier fields is suboptimal.

Upcoming Features

  • Pre-populated user information in deposit form.

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