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Mendeley Data

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Keywords: data, repository, open access, open science, digital commons
Accessible to: Everybody, Aalto Students & Staff, Aalto users
Repository contains numerous datasets created by researchers.
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Data source type

Open source: Repository


Varies with each dataset

Analysis unit


Geographical coverage


Time period coverage

Varies with each dataset.




Various formats


Mendeley Data is a secure cloud-based repository, launched by Elsevier and part of the Digital Commons repository family, where you can store your data, ensuring it is easy to share, access and cite. The repository hosts over 50,000 datasets created by researchers. 

In addition, Mendeley indexes research outputs from other repositories, including OpenAIRE, DataCite, Zenodo, Science Data Bank, Apollo, and many more. You can search amongst more than 29 million datasets and other research outputs from domain-specific and cross-domain repositories, including article repositories.


Mendeley Data, Elsevier Inc.

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Citation instructions are provided at each dataset in the repository.


Contact information is provided on the repository's website. You may also contact us at [email protected] for inquiries about using data from the repository.

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