Do disappearing data repositories pose a threat to open science and the scholarly record?

Research data repositories play a vital role in ensuring research is reproducible, replicable and reusable. Yet, the infrastructure supporting them can be impermanent. Drawing on a new dataset Dorothea Strecker, Heinz Pampel, Rouven Schabinger and Nina Leonie Weisweiler, explore how common data repository shutdowns are and suggest what can be done to ensure data preservation … Continued