Data Repositories Conformant with the DOT Public Access Plan

Researchers are encouraged to use publicly accessible repositories for the deposit of their data, where appropriate and available.

Conformant Repositories

The list is updated regularly.

  • Dryad --
  • Harvard Dataverse --
  • Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) --
  • Odum Institute Data Archive -
  • Zenodo --
  • Locate Potential Data Repositories

    Researchers may use the Registry of Research Data Repositories' searchable listing of data repositories in the United States as a starting point to locate potential archiving options for their data.

    Evaluation guidelines researchers can use for potential new repositories are maintained on this site under Info for Researchers >> Evaluating Data Repositories.

    Suggest a Data Repository

    Researchers or institutions that would like to suggest a repository be reviewed for addition to this list, contact us at with evidence responding to the evaluation guidelines provided for researchers.

    Updated 02:52 PM Coordinated Universal Time, November 03, 2017