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A data repository for the research community with secure preservation and data publication.



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4th RADAR-Workshop:  Presentations and Summary available

On June 25/26, 2018 the 4th RADAR Workshop took place in Karlsruhe. It was organized by FIZ Karlsruhe with participation of the RADAR project team...

4th RADAR-Workshop on June 25 and June 26, 2018 in Karlsruhe

We invite you to participate in our 4th RADAR Workshop on June 25 and June 26, 2018 in Karlsruhe. The workshop and all further information about it will be in German. ...

RADAR at the 9th DINI/nestor Expert Workshop on June 21 and June 22, 2018 in Cologne

The DINI/nestor-AG Forschungsdaten in cooperation with the BMBF project DataJus invites to work on the topic "Legal questions in handling research data" in the form of an expert workshop ...

Save the date: 4th RADAR-Workshop on June 25 and June 26, 2018 in Karlsruhe

We are pleased to announce the 4th RADAR Workshop on June 25 and June 26, 2018 in Karlsruhe and invite you to attend. The workshop and all further information about it will be in German. ...

New version of RADAR available

Particular attention was paid to the web accessibility of our online offering, updated on April 17, 2018 ...

RADAR Video Tutorials

Learn step by step with the help of our video tutorials how to reliably archive or publish your research data with RADAR.

RADAR included on re3data.org list of research data repositories

RADAR is now included on the re3data.org list of research data repositories. re3data is on of the largest and most comprehensive global registries of research data repositories. ...

Introducing RADAR

About RADAR

RADAR is a research data repository that delivers a comprehensive archival and publication service to institutions and researchers. RADAR provides long term value and secure storage for safeguarding and managing research data resulting from completed research projects.

 

Please note you need to have a contract with us for the long-term storage of your data. The contract is subject to an additional annual service fee of €500.00 (ex VAT). If you need to store more than 50 terabytes of data in RADAR, please contact us for a tailor-made offer.

 

Data Archival

RADAR offers format-independent preservation services to store data in compliance with specified long-term storage periods.

Data Publication

RADAR offers a combined service of research data publication and permanent preservation to make your research data citable, traceable and reusable.

Data Peer Review

RADAR gives you an easy way to share the research data associated with your publications with reviewers before being published.

RADAR Features

We understand that the reserach community are really busy. RADAR is here to help you archive and publish your research data with as little effort as possible.

 

SAFE STORAGE

Store your research data reliably in RADAR, either securely archived for private access or publicly accessible. Completely under German jurisdiction.

 

USER ROLES

As a researcher, leave the final quality control, archiving or publication to the curators at your institution, if necessary. 

 

 

RESERVE DOI

Reserve a DOI for your data package immediately after uploading. This allows you to quote it in publications before the research data is published.

 

 

 

LICENSES

Control how and under what conditions your research data may be re-used. You can choose which license (e.g. Creative Commons 4.0) is suitable for your (research) data.

 

Bitstream Preservation

You can rely on RADAR: We preserve your research data in multiple copies bit for bit, for decades, according to the holding period selected – no matter which data format you use.

 

Peer Review Link

Share your datasets with reviewers then disable the link.

 

 

 

OAI Provider

Increase the visibility of your research data: Via OAI-PMH interfaces, we ensure that the metadata of your published research data is disseminated. Your research data can then be found and reused more easily.

 

SHARE DATA

Share your archived research data with other RADAR users and define who has access to your preserved datasets.

 

 

RADAR API

Automate your workflows and integrate RADAR functionality into your own processes. Create your own user interface or use the RADAR interface and API in parallel.

 

Metadata

Explain how your data was created to ensure that it can be understood in the future.

 

 

 

DOI

Assign a persistent identifier to your research data, thus making it citeable.

 

 

 

EMBARGO

Specify an embargo period. This allows you to delay the publication of your research data and to comply with publishers' requirements. The metadata of your research data is immediately visible to the public.

 

 

USAGE METRICS

Track how often your published research data is accessed and downloaded - so you can assess the impact of your research data.

How we work with institutions

 

·         RADAR is designed and delivered by the research community for the research community.

 

·        Our services provide your institution with a simple way to securely store, share and manage the research data outputs from your organisation in compliance with German and European legislation.

 

·          To assist your organisation with reporting, RADAR administrators can use metrics including view and download statistics.

 

·         Using quotas RADAR allows you to plan ahead and manage the costs involved in archiving and publishing your data.

 

 

How we support researchers

·         To maximise the impact of your research RADAR supports researchers to organise, publish, cite, find, share and securely archive their research data.

 

·         With RADAR you can link your research data to your publications. Using a secure URL, you can share your research data with an editor or reviewer responsible for a corresponding manuscript submission before publication.

 

·         Research data are a valuable resource that may have a significant value beyond the usage of the original research. With RADAR you can control which parts of your research data are public or private.

 

·         When you publish data, you should provide licence information to tell other users how they may use your data. You can choose what licence to apply to your data in RADAR.

 

RADAR Features

We understand that the reserach community are really busy. RADAR is here to help you archive and publish your research data with as little effort as possible.

 

Bitstream Preservation

We preserve your research data bit for bit, for decades. No matter which format you use or how you organise your data.

 

Peer Review Link

Share your datasets with reviewers then disable the link

 

Temporärer Speicher

Laden Sie Ihre Forschungsdaten in RADAR und organisieren und beschreiben Sie diese im temporären Speicher, bevor Sie die Daten zur Archivierung oder Publikation freigeben.

 

Metadata

Explain how your data was created to ensure that it can be understood in the future.

 

RADAR API

Automate your research workflows.

 

 

 

SICHERE VERWAHRUNG

Verwahren Sie Ihre Forschungsdaten zuverlässig im RADAR Datenzentrum, entweder sicher archiviert für den privaten Zugriff oder öffentlich publiziert. Komplett unter deutscher Rechtshoheit.

 

DOI

Assign a persistent identifier to your research data, thus making it citeable.

 

OAI Provider

RADAR supports the Open Archives Initiative (OAI) and implements the OAI-PMH service to provide access to public articles metadata.

 

EMBARGO

Legen Sie eine Sperrfrist fest, bevor Ihre Forschungsdaten veröffentlicht werden und erfüllen Sie somit die Vorgaben von Verlagen. Die Metadaten Ihrer Daten sind vorab bereits öffentlich sichtbar.

Cooperation Partners

FIZ Karlsruhe acts as a RADAR operator and contract partner.

TIB Hannover, as the DOI registrar and German DataCite member, is responsible for DOI registration. Further TIB also performs consulting, training and marketing tasks for RADAR together with FIZ Karlsruhe.

Three copies of the data are stored at different geographical locations in the data centers of the Steinbuch Center for Computing (SCC) of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and in the Center for Information Services and High Performance Calculation (ZIH) at TU Dresden.