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 free 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


4/14/17 - CaltechDATA now has improved author and institution formatting.

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!  Email us at data [at] if you're interested in being one of the first to deposit data in our new repository!

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

  • Support for access.caltech (IMSS Shibboleth) login credentials
  • Record editing
  • Support for entering a range of dates