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Table 1.

Software comparisons.

SoftwareTypeDomainFour specific criteria
Dataverse Open source software Multidisciplinary, mainly Social Sciences Supporting based on DDI; supporting ; supporting ; supporting based on TwoRavens 
Data conservancy Open source software Multidisciplinary Beta version: supporting ; partially supporting ; not supporting or  
CKAN Open source software Multidisciplinary, mainly government data Partially supporting ; not supporting , , and  
Dryad Open source software Multidisciplinary, mainly Bioscience Supporting based on expanded DC standard; not supporting or ; partially supporting  
ICPSR Proprietary software Social Sciences Supporting based on DDI; supporting , and  
Genbank Proprietary software Bioinformatics Supporting and ; partially supporting ∼ not supporting  
Figshare Commercial software Multidisciplinary Supporting ; not supporting , , or  
Nesstar Commercial software Social Sciences Supporting , , and ; not supporting  
SoftwareTypeDomainFour specific criteria
Dataverse Open source software Multidisciplinary, mainly Social Sciences Supporting based on DDI; supporting ; supporting ; supporting based on TwoRavens 
Data conservancy Open source software Multidisciplinary Beta version: supporting ; partially supporting ; not supporting or  
CKAN Open source software Multidisciplinary, mainly government data Partially supporting ; not supporting , , and  
Dryad Open source software Multidisciplinary, mainly Bioscience Supporting based on expanded DC standard; not supporting or ; partially supporting  
ICPSR Proprietary software Social Sciences Supporting based on DDI; supporting , and  
Genbank Proprietary software Bioinformatics Supporting and ; partially supporting ∼ not supporting  
Figshare Commercial software Multidisciplinary Supporting ; not supporting , , or  
Nesstar Commercial software Social Sciences Supporting , , and ; not supporting  

Note:

Metadata standard and interoperability;

Permissions management and access control;

DOI identifier and version management;

Online analysis and visualization.

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