Dryad Data Repository


Dryad is a general-purpose data repository. It's goal is to make data underlying scientific publictions discoverable, freely reusable, and citable. Dryad partners with scientific journals to include data from publications. Submission of data from other publications not directly partnered with Dryad is also welcome.

Data Location: DataDryad.org

Conditions for use: Most datasets are listed in the public domain (Creative Commons Zero). Scientist reusing data are strongly encouraged, by the ethics of the scientific dialog, to cite/attribute the work of the original data author.

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Citation: From Dryad FAQs - Dryad provides a generic citation string that includes authors, year, title, repository name and the Digital Object Identifier (DOI) of the data package. For example,

Westbrook JW, Kitajima K, Burleigh JG, Kress WJ, Erickson DL, Wright SJ (2011) Data from: What makes a leaf tough? Patterns of correlated evolution between leaf toughness traits and demographic rates among 197 shade-tolerant woody species in a neotropical forest. Dryad Digital Repository. http://dx.doi.org/10.5061/dryad.8525

Partnered Ecology Journals: American Journal of Botany, The American Naturalist, Applications in Plant Sciences, Ecological Monographs, Ecology and Evolution, Evolution, Evolutionary Applications, Functional Ecology, Journal of Animal Ecology, Journal of Applied Ecology, Journal of Ecology, Journal of Avian Biology, Journal of Evolutionary Biology, Journal of Fish and Wildlife Management, Journal of Hymenoptera Research, Journal of Paleontology, Methods in Ecology and Evolution, Molecular Ecology, Molecular Ecology Resources, Nature Conservation, Nordic Journal of Botany, Oikos, Palaeontology, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, The Plant Cell, Plant Physiology, Proceedings of the Royal Society, Royal Society Open Science, Systematic Biology, Systematic Botany, Zoological Systematics and Evolution

For a complete list - https://datadryad.org/pages/integratedJournals

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