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Add your data to a repository

Make sure your data can be found by adding it to an online repository

You've made it to the last task, congratulations! 

Now that you've put together a data blog it's time for the final step: add your dataset to an online repository to maximize the chances for re-use.

Please bear in mind that adding your data to a repository does not mean you don't have to host the data anymore. We still believe that your institution should host the dataset on your own site, so it's clear that you manage the collection and people can come to you if they have questions. Adding it to a repository only makes it easier to find for developers and re-users alike.

There are many repositories available, most of them are focused on either a region or a specific theme. If you look around you should surely find one that's just right for your institution. Most repositories request some sort of datablog, although specifics for the required information may vary. 

Examples for open data repositories are: 

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Now go ahead and spread the word about your data! Post a link to your datablog and any data repositories where you added your datasets. 

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