Figshare is a service that allows researchers to output all of their research under a creative commons license. You can also store up to 1GB of your research for free. Files receive a DOI at the time of upload.


  • You can share your work and search for what other researchers have shared in your field.
  • Unlike your institutions depository, Figshare allows you to share untraditional research products, including negative results, and make them citable.
  • Integrates with ORCID


  • Have to pay for more storage after 1GB
  • Most used by researchers in STEM, Life, and Social Sciences

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