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Find and Share Canadian Research Data

About FRDR

The Federated Research Data Repository (FRDR) is a joint initiative led by the Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) and Compute Canada to provide Canadian researchers a place to deposit large data sets and to improve the discovery of Canadian research data.

Deposit Data

Any researcher affiliated with a Canadian institution can deposit data in the Federated Research Data Repository (FRDR) at no direct cost. The platform can efficiently move data sets of any size, and preservation and archival is done automatically. Research librarians from CARL curate and approve deposited items.

Find Data

Search the Federated Research Data Repository (FRDR) to find research data sets originating from researchers affiliated with Canadian institutions. Data deposited to other repositories across Canada can also be found by searching in FRDR. See the growing list of collaborating repositories by performing a search.