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What is B2SHARE
B2SHARE is a user-friendly, reliable and trustworthy way for researchers, scientific communities and citizen scientists to store, publish and share research data in a FAIR way. B2SHARE is a solution that facilitates research data storage, guarantees long-term persistence of data and allows data, results or ideas to be shared worldwide. B2SHARE supports community domains with metadata extensions, access rules and publishing workflows. EUDAT offers communities and organisations customised instances and/or access to repositories supporting large datasets.
- Support of metadata descriptions via the EUDAT metadata schema
- Registers DOIs for datasets and Handle PIDs for data objects
- Supports versioning
- Harvested by B2FIND and OpenAIRE explorer
- Direct upload from B2DROP
- Accessible via a Web GUI and an API to support automatic publishing workflows
- Supports community domains
- Allows communities to define metadata extensions, access rules and publishing workflows
- Target Users:
Research Infrastructure Managers, Researchers, Research Communities, Research Projects, Research Groups
- Access Types:
- Access Modes:
data repository data sharing data publishing fair
- Funding Bodies:
European Comission (EC)
- Funding Programs:
The framework programme for research and innovation (H2020)
- Grant Project Names:
- Order type:
- EUDAT Secretariat
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- Life Cycle Status:
- Open Source Technologies:
B2SHARE is perfect for:
- Researchers who require adequate facilities for storing research data with metadata
- Researchers who would like to guarantee the long-term persistence of their locally-stored data
- Researchers who require adequate facilities to easily share data, results or ideas with colleagues worldwide
B2SHARE is available for all researchers and scientists who are affiliated to research institutions or universities as well as to individual researchers (citizen scientists). To deposit research data, researchers must register.
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For Researchers - Basic
B2SHARE is a free-to-use public service supporting cross disciplinary research, self-registration for any scientists and researchers, free upload of stable research data, data will receive a DOI which can be used for citing, data objects will receive a B2HANDLE PID, access policy is defined by the data owner, metadata in openly accessible and made discoverable via B2FIND, Direct uploads from B2DROP, data integrity is ensured by checksums which are calculated during data ingest.
For Data managers - Premium
The B2SHARE - Premium service is the same as the basic service, but provides researchers the option to upload of larger data files and datasets (>20GB) and the customization of metadata extensions.
|Requested resource capacity||100GB - higher than 1TB|
|Max size dataset||lower than 40GB - higher than 80GB|
|Is a specific community domain required||yes - no|
|Is specific metadata required||yes - no|
For Communities And Organisations
The B2SHARE option for communities and organizations offers the option for dedicated and branded B2SHARE instances which can be customized to community and organizational needs. This support customization to the metadata schemas, community domains and access rights.
|Requested total storage capacity||1TB - higher than 10TB|
|How long must the data be stored||3 years - more than 10 years|
For Large datasets
EUDAT is a network service providers across Europe specialist in large ICT infrastructure supporting research. To researchers and/or communities seeking need to publish and/or make large datasets accessible in a FAIR way EUDAT can offer access to data repositories supporting large datasets (>50TB). These repositories are made available through the EUDAT partners.
|Requested total storage capacity||50TB - higher than 500TB|
|How long must the data be stored||3 years - longer than 10 years|