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Researchers Guide - Central Medical Library: Data archives and catalogue

Information and tools for researchers

Catalogue for data and samples UMCG/RUG

Make your dataset findable via new UMCG/RUG catalogue is available for data and samples:




DataverseNL is a shared service provided by several participating Dutch institutions, amongst which the University of Groningen/UMCG and DANS. This online service enables researchers to archive a wide variety of academic data (and software) in an online environment, safely and sustainably. It is an open source initiative launched by Harvard University. See links below: FAQs about Dataverse and Factsheet about Dataverse.

Access to data on the researchers’ terms

DataverseNL enables researchers to share data with other academics or interested parties. It should be emphasized that it is up to the researchers to decide who is entitled access to which dataset, taking into account policies by the university and research institutes, cooperation during research, privacy, IP-interests and embargo’s. DataverseNL however, is not suitable for highly sensitive data.

Registry of Research Data Repositories

More data collections

How can we help you?

If you can't find an answer to your question in this libguide, don't hesitate to contact the UMCG RDM working group via  The UMCG RDM working group consists of multidisciplinary team of experts from the UMCG.


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Open Data Monitor

Open Data Monitor brings open datasets to light. As a platform, it gives visitors an overview of available open data resources (European), allowing them to analyse and visualise existing data catalogues using innovative technologies.