The NNLM data thesaurus defines a data repository as a: "place that holds data, makes data available to use, and organizes data in a logical manner."
The NIH has guidance for selecting a repository for data resulting from NIH-supported research.
Directories to Locate Repositories
Although not comprehensive, these directories are a good place to start searching for a data repository.
This is a selective list of domain-specific resources, including genomics and clinical. To locate more, please use the directories listed above or reach out to a librarian.
Data citations allow the impact of data to be tracked, are separate from publication citations and enable credit to be given to author(s).
Two citation templates are commonly accepted:
Data journals are a means to share datasets and provide detailed information about the methods and instrumentation used to acquire the data. Below is a selected list of open access data journals for the health sciences. The journals that are indexed and findable in PubMed are denoted.
COVID-19 Research Data
These resources have COVID-19 specific portals that can be used to to share, discover, reuse, and cite COVID-19 data and code.