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Research Data Services

Guidance, tools, and training to support faculty and students working with research data.

Research Data Storage 

Data management plans should clearly identify where data will be stored throughout the active phase of a research project and the frequency with which it will be backed up.

It is recommended that you follow the 3-2-1 rule: Save three copies of your data on two different storage mediums, and one copy off-site.

University Systems offers a range of storage services to UVic researchers:

Storage options at UVic Researchers for each phase of the research lifecycle

Type Working Storage Repository Storage Archival Storage
Cloud Storage

OneDrive 

Sharepoint / Teams

Borealis:
UVic Research Data Repository

 

 
Network Storage

Personal File Storage

Departmental File Storage

UVic Space:
UVic Institutional Repository


 
TSM Backup
Advanced Research Computing UVic Data Centre /
Digital Research Alliance of Canada

Federated Research Data Repository

 

Consult University Systems' full service catalogue for more information.

Please contact UVic Systems with any data storage questions. 

Research Data Security

Accidental data loss can be disastrous for any research project.

For consultations about UVic research computing, please contact UVic Systems with any questions. 

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