Borealis, the Canadian Dataverse Repository

Compliance & Ethics Computing & Cloud Storage Research Dissemination

Data Discovery, Data Findability, Data Preservation, Data Sharing, Data Storage, Datasets, FIPPA Compliant Storage, Large Datasets, Metadata Disclosure, Open Data, and Secure Data Storage


UBC Dataverse is a free research data repository for faculty, students and staff. The platform makes it possible for researchers to deposit data, create appropriate metadata, obtain DOIs for permanent links, and maintain version control of their datasets.

Who can use it

Employees, Faculty, Students



Marjorie Mitchell:

Mathew Vis-Dunbar (Secondary Contact):

Primarily supported by UBC Vancouver

Self service links and Resources


Contains a strong level of permissions control but can be made findable by Google; Can generate data citations; Version control; Canadian storage; Interlinks across other DataVerses

Associated Costs



Federated research data repository (FRDR); Dryad; Zenodo; Open Science Framework (OSF)

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Last updated: 2024-03-13 09:17

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