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Data Management and Storage

NCI has a team of expert data managers who can work with you to curate your data collection for optimal accessibility, analysis and data sharing.

Store the data

If you represent a university, company or institution that generates, owns or requires access to big data, contact us at to find out how we can help you.

Find the data

NCI currently stores and manages more than 10PB of nationally and internationally significant datasets within the NCI National Research Data Collection. Each collection has a summary information catalogue available through the NCI GeoNetwork.

Access the data

The data can be accessed through:

  • File system on gdata /g/datax/<project code>, or
  • through the NCI GeoNetwork.

Manage the data

Our data management team works closely with our partners to develop a Data Management Plan that will inform how your dataset is catalogued, published and cited.

NCI also offers persistent identifier services, such as DOI minting, URI minting services, and so on.

These services are offered through NCI’s Data Management Tool portal.

If you require assistance email or call the NCI Help Desk on +61 2 6125 3437

View presentations about NCI’s Data Management Strategy

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