Figshare is a data repository for publishing articles, figures, datasets, etc. Although it is not limited to the field of research,  it contains a large amount of data in the field of life sciences. Registered researchers can upload, publish and share their data in the cloud. They can also obtain DOIs of data, which can be used for citation. Published data can be searched on the Figshare website and filtered by research category, data content (papers, figures, tables, datasets), licence, etc.


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Licences are set for each piece of data, often CC BY 4.0 or CC BY-NC 4.0.


Data can be uploaded up to 20 GB (February 2023). In addition, up to 5 TB can be supported by figshare+ for a fee. For more than that, contact to figshare is required.