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University of Washington Health Sciences Library

Data Resources in the Health Sciences

An inventory of resources to support research data needs in the health sciences field. This guide is constantly being updated; please send feedback via the Comments links.

Data Repositories: General Considerations

Beyond storing data, data repositories often provide a means for researchers to share original data with others for consumption or re-use.  Considerations on using data from a repository include:

  • cost
  • restrictions/licenses
  • attribution/citation

Data Repository Collections

Follow the links below to information on clinical data and scientific data, including our selected repositories and portals.

Clinical Data Repositories

Scientific Data Repositories


Data Repository Registries - websites offering directories of data repositories from a wide variety of disciplines, including health sciences:

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