The Dryad Data Repository is a new self-service research data publishing service for campus.  Dryad provides UCSB researchers with user-friendly tools to upload and describe their data for access and reuse and to create citations and persistent identifiers for each dataset.  Dryad also allows researchers to set a future publication date for data still under peer review.

Dryad is an open data repository with search and browse capabilities for finding and downloading data.  Users can search for data submitted just by UCSB researchers as well as data submitted through one of the other participating institutions, including other UC campuses.

Dryad is FREE for affiliates of UC Santa Barbara with a UCSB NetID.  A personal ORCID identifier is required to deposit data in Dryad.  Visit the ORCID site to obtain one.  The first time you log in to Dryad with your ORCID, you will be asked to link your ORCID to your UCSB NetID, and thereafter your deposits will be affiliated with UCSB.  

For assistance with depositing data or for any questions related to Dryad, contact the UCSB Library Research Data Services.