University Library

Research Data Management

Publish Your Data

dash - Data Sharing Made Easy

Use DASH to easily publish datasets and share with the research community.

  • Easy to use interface with drag-and-drop operation
  • Describe your data and have it indexed by scholarly data search engines
  • Identify data with a persistent DOI
  • Preserve data for the long-term
  • Faceted search and browse with other UC researcher datasets
  • 2 gb/file, 10 gb total local or 1000 files any size up to 50 GB limit on an overall data set

Get Help With Data & Open Access


Scholarly Communication & eResearch Team


Find a Home For Your Data

We can help you archive and preserve and/or share your research data in an online repository. We can also help you find data for reuse. Two common types of repositories exist.

  • InstitutionalDASH is maintained by the University of California 
  • Discipline specific: Selected data repository directories are listed below.

Selected Discipline Specific Data Repositories

Request a DOI

Manage your paper or data set with a unique persistent identifier.

  • Store data anywhere
  • Move data anywhere
  • Meet funder requirements
  • Free library service

Request a Digital Object Identifier (DOI):


Data Ownership

UCSC Campus Services

UCSC ITS provides a range of research support services, including data backup.