The Dryad Digital Repository provides a secure generalist platform for users to share their research data with the public, which facilitates compliance with open access policies, such as the current NIH Data Management & Sharing Policy, as well as publisher policies.
Dryad has several important features:
Content is free to download and re-use under a Creative Commons Zero (CC0) license.
Promotes data quality by employing professional curators.
Fits into the manuscript submission workflow of its partner journals, making data submission easy.
Open source, standards-compliant technology.
Supports flexible data formats.
Assigns Digital Object Identifiers (DOIs) to datasets.
Promotes data visibility by allowing content to be indexed, searched and retrieved.
Contents are preserved long-term to guarantee access to contents indefinitely.
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