Open Data


Abacus holds the Library’s collection of open and licensed data sets from around the world, primarily public use microdata (PUMFs) from censuses, other social and health surveys, public opinion polls, and spatial data for GIS.

Open Science Service

A consultation service that supports researchers with Open Science. Learn about tools and best practices for engaging in Open Science.

Open Data Service

A service that assists you in locating the appropriate Open Access respositories for data and in finding Open Data.

Borealis, the Canadian Dataverse Repository

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.