Research data hosting

Need to publish research data in a publicly-accessible place? Concerned about your data becoming “orphaned”? Here are some resources:

University of Toronto Centre for Research & Innovation Support
Where Can I Store My Research Data?

TSpace is a free and secure research repository established by University of Toronto Libraries to disseminate and preserve the scholarly record of University of Toronto.

Borealis The Canadian Dataverse Repository

Other resources:

UofT Libraries Research Data Management guidelines (

re3data ( is a repository of repositories — use it to search for an appropriate home for your research data.

Zenodo ( is a research data hosting service operated by CERN and open to anyone. Researchers can upload their data and receive a DOI (digital object identifier) for use in publications. The intent is that data published here will be available to the public indefinitely.

OLRC Ontario Libraries Research Cloud ( offers large-scale data storage for a cost.

Internet Archive ( is a general-purpose archive of information — a multimedia library — that can be used by anyone. Documents, data, or audio/video material can be published and should be available long-term.

Please contact us if you know of other useful resources.