Data Share (DShare)

What is a Data Share?

The Data Share (DShare) platform offers researchers and the broader research community a seamless and intuitive interface for the reliable sharing and publication of research data. Guided by the FAIR principles — ensuring data is Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, and Reusable — DShare serves as a cornerstone for data longevity, committing to the preservation of valuable research assets over time.

To augment the comprehensiveness and usability of research data, DShare employs descriptive metadata, meticulously documenting and characterizing each research data object.

Key features of the platform include:


The Data Intensive Research Initiative of South Africa (DIRISA) promotes, enables, and coordinates a data intensive research ecosystem in support of national science and strategic priorities.

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