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- About Science Data Bank
Science Data Bank (ScienceDB) is a public, general-purpose data repository aiming to provide data services (e.g. data acquisition, long-term preservation, publishing, sharing and access) for researchers, research projects/teams, journals, institutions, universities, etc. Supporting a variety of data acquisition and licencing. ScienceDB is dedicated to promoting data findable, citable and reusable on the prerequisite of protecting the rights and interests of data owners and it is built and operated by Chinese Academy of Sciences Computing and Network Information Center.
- Our Mission
ScienceDB devote to become a repository of long-term data sharing and data publishing in China. The repository ensures the long-term management, persistent accessible to the data published. ScienceDB providing data publishing and accessing services to the international science community, academic journals, publishers, and other stakeholders. Its mission is to foster published scientific data compliance with agreed data standards and conventions, to promote the findability, accessibility, interoperability and reusability of scientific data, and cultivate data sharing culture in China science community.
- Key features
ScienceDB is now equipped with an optimized search engine to enhance the findability of all published data.
Unique data identifier
ScienceDB is equipped with automated DOI registration and administration to ensure a unique identifier for each published dataset. It supports the registration and authentication by both DOI (Digital Object Identifier) and CSTR (Chinese Science and Technology Resource) systems.
Open and sharing data
While respecting authors’ intellectual property, ScienceDB advocates and supports data open and sharing under Creative Commons license CC0.
ScienceDB provides online access to the metadata and data files of any published dataset.
ScienceDB is equipped with tools for standardized metadata collection and automated data identifier registration. A standard citation format is recommended for each data resource to ensure its citable.
ScienceDB enables provenance of all the data resources uploaded, by recording, publishing, and annotating all the historical versions.
ScienceDB is a database covering all subjects that supports the uploading of data files of any format.
ScienceDB guarantees that all uploaded data and published resources are permanently accessible.
At ScienceDB, the impact of each dataset is represented from multiple dimensions and at various granularities.
ScienceDB provides data management services ranging from quality control, access control, version management, among others.
Programs and third-part services can use published datasets and open services of ScienceDB by Open APIs provided by the website.